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IN PICS: Ayodhya witnesses grand Diwali celebrations, over 3 lakh diyas lit in new world record

IN PICS: Ayodhya witnesses grand Diwali celebrations, over 3 lakh diyas lit on banks of Saryu river in new world record | WATCH VIDEO

India TV News Desk [ Updated: November 06, 2018 22:55 IST ]
  • A new world record was set in the holy city of Ayodhya on the eve of Diwali with over three lakh 'diyas' or earthen lamps lit up simultaneously on the banks of the Saryu river.
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    A new world record was set in the holy city of Ayodhya on the eve of Diwali with over three lakh 'diyas' or earthen lamps lit up simultaneously on the banks of the Saryu river.

  • Close on the heels of renaming Allahabad as Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced that Faizabad district will henceforth be known as Ayodhya.
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    Close on the heels of renaming Allahabad as Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced that Faizabad district will henceforth be known as Ayodhya.

  • South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook arrived in Ayodhya on Tuesday to attend Diwali festivities in the holy city and began her tour by offering tribute at the Queen Heo Memorial.
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    South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook arrived in Ayodhya on Tuesday to attend Diwali festivities in the holy city and began her tour by offering tribute at the Queen Heo Memorial.

  • Later she went to the banks of the Saryu river to welcome artists donning the avatar of Lord Ram and Goddess Sita, who arrived at Ram Katha Park in a ceremonial chopper as part of 'Ram Durbar'.
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    Later she went to the banks of the Saryu river to welcome artists donning the avatar of Lord Ram and Goddess Sita, who arrived at Ram Katha Park in a ceremonial chopper as part of 'Ram Durbar'.

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