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Diwali celebrations in Ayodhya: 2 lakhs 'diyas' lit on banks of Saryu river

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is celebrating Diwali with all grandeur at the temple town of Ayodhya on Wednesday. The ‘Deepotsav’ witnessed 2 lakhs 'diyas' being lit up the banks of river Saryu in Ayodhya.


  |  Updated On : October 18, 2017 08:05 PM
New Delhi :  

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is celebrating Diwali with all grandeur at the temple town of Ayodhya on Wednesday. The ‘Deepotsav’ witnessed 2 lakhs 'diyas' being lit up the banks of river Saryu in Ayodhya.

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#Development is the only way to include all human beings in the mainstream

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#BJP leader Rita Bahugna Joshi addresses people at Ram Katha Maidan

# Many cabinet ministers are also present on the occasion.

# Ram and Sita arrived in a helicopter.

# Ayodhya has been decorated as a bride and flowers were thrown from helicopter.

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The state government is also getting ready to make a new Guinness World Record by lighting record number of diyas on the banks of the Saryu River as a part of Diwali celebrations.

Prominent buildings and ghats have been illuminated to attract tourists. The objective of the entire programme is to promote Ayodhya, the birthplace of Lord Rama, as a tourist destination.

A grand “aarti” of River Saryu will also be performed by Chief Minister Adityanath and Governor Ram Naik followed by a laser show.

First Published: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 03:15 PM
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