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Diwali buzz grips India

Last updated on: October 22, 2014 19:31 IST
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The buzz in the markets in predictable. From lights to fireworks to sweets to flowers, people across the country are gearing up for Diwali.

Here are some glimpses of Diwali preparations across the country.

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A vendor speaks to a customer at his roadside lantern stall at a Diwali market in Mumbai. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui / Reuters

Customers shop at a jewellery showroom on the occasion of Dhanteras, the festival associated with Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, at a market in Mumbai. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui / Reuters

A woman looks at a gold chain at a jewellery showroom on the occasion of Dhanteras, the festival associated with Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, at a market in Mumbai. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui / Reuters

Women arrange oil lamps and flowers around a rangoli in Ahmedabad. Photograph: Amit Dave / Reuters

People purchase utensils in a shop on the occasion of Dhanteras in New Delhi on Tuesday. Photograph: PTI Photo

Mumbai Police personnel buying firecrackers at Bhendi Bazaar in Mumbai. Photograph: Sahil Salvi

Gift boxes of sweets being arranged outside a shop in Mumbai. Photograph: Sahil Salvi

Muslim women purchase gold jewelry from a showroom on the occasion of Dhanteras in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Photograph: PTI Photo

A woman considers lighting options to decorate her house on Diwali. Photograph: Sahil Salvi

People decorate their houses with lanterns and lights in Mumbai. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui / Reuters

Customers stand under lanterns for sale as they look at them at a Diwali market in Mumbai. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui / Reuters



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