Ayodhya breaks Ujjain’s record by lighting over 15 lakh earthen lamps | In Pics | Hindustan Times
close_game
close_game

Ayodhya breaks Ujjain’s record by lighting over 15 lakh earthen lamps | In Pics

Published on Oct 23, 2022 10:05 PM IST
  • Ayodhya broke Ujjain’s record and also its own previous ones on Sunday when 15.76 lakh (1.57 million) earthen lamps were lit at Ram Ki Paidi and other ghats on the Saryu riverbank on Deepotsav, on the eve of Diwali. This record was created in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who congratulated chief minister Yogi Adityanath on the achievement. The Ayodhya administration had set a Guinness world record by lighting 9,41,551 diyas at the Deepotsav in 2021.
1 / 8
Over 15 lakh diyas were lit up on Deepotsav in Ayodhya, which set a sixth consecutive Guinness World Record.(Handout images/HT) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 23, 2022 10:05 PM IST

Over 15 lakh diyas were lit up on Deepotsav in Ayodhya, which set a sixth consecutive Guinness World Record.(Handout images/HT)

2 / 8
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches the Deepotsav celebrations in Ayodhya on the eve of the festival of Diwali.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 23, 2022 10:05 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches the Deepotsav celebrations in Ayodhya on the eve of the festival of Diwali.(ANI)

3 / 8
Diyas lit up in the shape of Ram Mandir, which is being built in Ayodhya's Ram Janmabhoomi.(Handout images/HT) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 23, 2022 10:05 PM IST

Diyas lit up in the shape of Ram Mandir, which is being built in Ayodhya's Ram Janmabhoomi.(Handout images/HT)

4 / 8
Over 22,000 volunteers at Ram ki Paidi near the Saryu bank lit more than 15 lakh lamps.(Deepak Gupta/HT photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 23, 2022 10:05 PM IST

Over 22,000 volunteers at Ram ki Paidi near the Saryu bank lit more than 15 lakh lamps.(Deepak Gupta/HT photo)

5 / 8
After lighting diyas for the Deepotsav, people watch a sound and laser show in Ayodhya.(Deepak Gupta/HT) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 23, 2022 10:05 PM IST

After lighting diyas for the Deepotsav, people watch a sound and laser show in Ayodhya.(Deepak Gupta/HT)

6 / 8
On the eve of Diwali, people gather in Ayodhya to watch fireworks.(Deepak Gupta/HT photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 23, 2022 10:05 PM IST

On the eve of Diwali, people gather in Ayodhya to watch fireworks.(Deepak Gupta/HT photo)

7 / 8
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath holds the 6th consecutive Guinness World Record certificate for lighting over 15 lakh lamps in Ayodhya.(Deepak Gupta/HT photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 23, 2022 10:05 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath holds the 6th consecutive Guinness World Record certificate for lighting over 15 lakh lamps in Ayodhya.(Deepak Gupta/HT photo)

8 / 8
3D holographic display of Ramayana and laser show during the 6th Deepotsav celebration in Ayodhya.(Deepak Gupta/HT photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 23, 2022 10:05 PM IST

3D holographic display of Ramayana and laser show during the 6th Deepotsav celebration in Ayodhya.(Deepak Gupta/HT photo)

SHARE
Story Saved
Live Score
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Sunday, March 03, 2024
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Follow Us On