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Photos| Ayodhya celebrates ‘Deepotsav’, temple city illuminated by 22 lakh diyas

Published on Nov 11, 2023 09:56 PM IST

The temple town of Ayodhya celebrated the seventh ‘Deepotsav’. More than 22 lakh traditional earthen lamps, or diyas, were illuminated in the temple city.  

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More than 22 lakh traditional earthern lamps or diyas, at 51 ghats along Saryu river, were illuminated in Ayodhya. (Deepak Gupta/HT Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 11, 2023 09:56 PM IST

More than 22 lakh traditional earthern lamps or diyas, at 51 ghats along Saryu river, were illuminated in Ayodhya. (Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)

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Over 25,000 volunteers from Avadh University and the Ayodhya district administration were called to light the diyas at the same time in a bid to set the world record(Deepak Gupta/HT Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 11, 2023 09:56 PM IST

Over 25,000 volunteers from Avadh University and the Ayodhya district administration were called to light the diyas at the same time in a bid to set the world record(Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)

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A team from the Guinness Book of World Records was also present at the event to witness the lighting of 22 lakh diyas in Ayodhya.(Deepak Gupta/HT Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A team from the Guinness Book of World Records was also present at the event to witness the lighting of 22 lakh diyas in Ayodhya.(Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath received a Guinness World Record certificate during the Divya Deepotsav celebration in Ayodhya,(Deepak Gupta/HT Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath received a Guinness World Record certificate during the Divya Deepotsav celebration in Ayodhya,(Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)

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People in large numbers turned up in Ayodhya for the Deepotsav celebrations.(Deepak Gupta/HT Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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People in large numbers turned up in Ayodhya for the Deepotsav celebrations.(Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)

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Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath welcome artists dressed up as Lord Rama, Sita, and Lakshman during Diya Deepotsav celebrations in Ayodhya on Saturday.(Deepak Gupta/HT Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath welcome artists dressed up as Lord Rama, Sita, and Lakshman during Diya Deepotsav celebrations in Ayodhya on Saturday.(Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)

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Artists dressed as Lord Ram, Goddess Sita and Lord Hanuman during the Deepotsav celebrations in Ayodhya on Saturday.(Deepak Gupta/HT Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Artists dressed as Lord Ram, Goddess Sita and Lord Hanuman during the Deepotsav celebrations in Ayodhya on Saturday.(Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)

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