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Ayodhya lights up record book with 3 lakh diyas on Sarayu banks

PTI Ayodhya | Updated on November 07, 2018 Published on November 07, 2018

Earthen lamps light up the banks of the river Sarayu in Ayodhya on the eve of Diwali.   -  Reuters

A new world record was set in Ayodhya on the eve of Diwali with over three lakh ‘diya’ lit up simultaneously on the banks of the Sarayu river, officials said.

Rishi Nath, official adjudicator of the Guinness World Records, made the announcement that the record was created at the Deepotsav event on the ghats here. The target was to illuminate a total of 3.35 lakh diya on both sides of the ghats at Ram Ki Paidi.

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Published on November 07, 2018
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