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Diwali 2017: People Gear up To Celebrate The Festival Of Light

India | News18 | October 16, 2017, 9:30 am
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 People shop for the upcoming Diwali festival in New Delhi, India, Thursday, October 12, 2017. Diwali, the annual Hindu festival of lights will be celebrated on October 19. (Image: AP)

People shop for the upcoming Diwali festival in New Delhi, India, Thursday, October 12, 2017. Diwali, the annual Hindu festival of lights will be celebrated on October 19. (Image: AP)

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 A Potter makes earthen lamps ahead of Diwali festival,in Allahabad, India, Thursday, Oct. 12,2017. (Image: AP)

A Potter makes earthen lamps ahead of Diwali festival,in Allahabad, India, Thursday, Oct. 12,2017. (Image: AP)

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 A worker pours liquid paraffin wax in small iron boxes to make candles, which are used to decorate temples and homes during the Hindu festival of Diwali, at a workshop in Kolkata, India, October 10, 2017. (Image: Reuters)

A worker pours liquid paraffin wax in small iron boxes to make candles, which are used to decorate temples and homes during the Hindu festival of Diwali, at a workshop in Kolkata, India, October 10, 2017. (Image: Reuters)

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 A vendor arranges colourful lanterns on sale for the Diwali festival in Karad, Maharashtra on Friday. (Image: PTI)

A vendor arranges colourful lanterns on sale for the Diwali festival in Karad, Maharashtra on Friday. (Image: PTI)

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 A man makes earthen lamps which are used to decorate temples and homes during the Hindu festival of Diwali, at a workshop in Ahmedabad, India October 10, 2017. (Image: Reuters)

A man makes earthen lamps which are used to decorate temples and homes during the Hindu festival of Diwali, at a workshop in Ahmedabad, India October 10, 2017. (Image: Reuters)

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 People shop for the upcoming Diwali festival in New Delhi, India, Thursday, October 12, 2017. (Image: AP)

People shop for the upcoming Diwali festival in New Delhi, India, Thursday, October 12, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Potters stack earthen lamps in an oven as they make them ahead of Diwali festival in Allahabad, India , Thursday, October 12, 2017. (Image: AP)

Potters stack earthen lamps in an oven as they make them ahead of Diwali festival in Allahabad, India , Thursday, October 12, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 People shop for the upcoming Diwali festival in New Delhi, India, Thursday, October 12, 2017. (Image: AP)

People shop for the upcoming Diwali festival in New Delhi, India, Thursday, October 12, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A Potter stacks earthen lamps in an oven as he makes them ahead of Diwali festival in Allahabad, India , Thursday, October 12, 2017. (Image: AP)

A Potter stacks earthen lamps in an oven as he makes them ahead of Diwali festival in Allahabad, India , Thursday, October 12, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 People shop in a crowded market for the upcoming Diwali festival in New Delhi, India, Thursday, October 12, 2017. (Image: AP)

People shop in a crowded market for the upcoming Diwali festival in New Delhi, India, Thursday, October 12, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Potters stack earthen lamps in an oven as they make them ahead of Diwali festival in Allahabad, India , Thursday, October 12, 2017. (Image: AP)

Potters stack earthen lamps in an oven as they make them ahead of Diwali festival in Allahabad, India , Thursday, October 12, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Potters stack earthen lamps in an oven as they make them ahead of Diwali festival in Allahabad, India , Thursday, October 12, 2017. (Image: AP)

Potters stack earthen lamps in an oven as they make them ahead of Diwali festival in Allahabad, India , Thursday, October 12, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A Woman choosing decorations ahead of Hindu festival Diwali is seen through the glass of a shop at the old quarters New Delhi, India, Tuesday, October 10, 2017. (Image: AP)

A Woman choosing decorations ahead of Hindu festival Diwali is seen through the glass of a shop at the old quarters New Delhi, India, Tuesday, October 10, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A Potter carries earthen lamps for drying for the upcoming Diwali festival in Allahabad, India, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. (Image: AP)

A Potter carries earthen lamps for drying for the upcoming Diwali festival in Allahabad, India, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A woman colours earthen lamps which are used to decorate temples and homes during the Hindu festival of Diwali, in Mumbai, India, October 11, 2017. (Image: Reuters)

A woman colours earthen lamps which are used to decorate temples and homes during the Hindu festival of Diwali, in Mumbai, India, October 11, 2017. (Image: Reuters)

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 People purchasing in a market in Kolkata on Friday to celebrate Kali Puja and Diwali. (Image: PTI)

People purchasing in a market in Kolkata on Friday to celebrate Kali Puja and Diwali. (Image: PTI)

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 A man arranges earthen lamps in a furnace, which are used to decorate temples and homes during the Hindu festival of Diwali, in Mumbai, India, October 11, 2017. (Image: Reuters)

A man arranges earthen lamps in a furnace, which are used to decorate temples and homes during the Hindu festival of Diwali, in Mumbai, India, October 11, 2017. (Image: Reuters)

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 An artist paints an idol of Goddess Lakshmi ahead of Diwali festival in Nagpur of Maharashtra on Friday. (Image: PTI)

An artist paints an idol of Goddess Lakshmi ahead of Diwali festival in Nagpur of Maharashtra on Friday. (Image: PTI)

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 A woman colours earthen lamps which are used to decorate temples and homes during the Hindu festival of Diwali, in Kolkata, India, October 12, 2017. (Image: Reuters)

A woman colours earthen lamps which are used to decorate temples and homes during the Hindu festival of Diwali, in Kolkata, India, October 12, 2017. (Image: Reuters)

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