• Prime Minister Narendra Modi lit the first 'diya' on 'Dev  

    PM Modi in Varanasi: Ganga cruise, Dev Diwali and more | IN PICS

    India | Nov 30, 2020, 11:21 PM IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi lit the first 'diya' on 'Dev Deepawali' and set off celebrations for the festival that is marked by lighting lakhs of earthen lamps on the banks of the Ganga in Varanasi. Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister said that 'Dev Deepawali' is special this year because it marks the return of 'Maa Annapurna'.