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  • Writer's picturePrakhar Maheshwari

How the world celebrated Diwali?

Diwali is perhaps the most auspicious festivals of the Hindus that is celebrated not just in India but everywhere across the world. The piousness and importance of this festival is such that it is celebrated and greeted by world leaders and also depicted in some form or other.

However due to Covid restrictions, the celebrations were muted this time.

Here are a few photographs of Diwali 2020 from around the world.

Empire State Building - United States

Trump celebrating Diwali at the White House


It is a public holiday in Singapore on the Occassion of Deepawali.


Ayodhya set up the Guiness World record of lighting arounf 6 lakhs Diyas on Diwali. The beauty can well be seen in the photo below.

Golden Temple, Amritsar

How can one miss this spectacular site? Wish I was there during this time!

Mumbai Station

Like any other occassion, the famous CST station of Mumbai was well lit for Diwali 2020.

Burj Khalifa - Dubai

Be it Mahatma's birth anniversary or SRK's birthday or any major Indian occassion, Burj Khalifa never fails to astonish us with the amazing visuals!

Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia

Hope to have a grander celebration like always, next year when the pandemic ends! Till then a very Happy Diwali!!

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