October 16, 2017 16:42 IST

Diwali 2017: People gear up to celebrate the festival of light

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A boy stands in between the garlands kept on sale along the streets of Kathmandu during the Tihar festival, also called Diwali, in Kathmandu, Nepal. Credit: Reuters
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A Malaysian Hindu paints her hand with "mehendi" or henna in Kuala Lumpur. Credit: Reuters
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An Indian potter makes a clay lamp for the upcoming Hindu festival of Deepavali in northern Indian city of Allahabad. Credit: Reuters
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A potter paints clay lamps, which will be filled with oil and lit during the Lakshmi Puja and Diwali festivals, inside a workshop in Kolkata. Credit: Reuters
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A woman puts out earthen lamps to dry in the sun at her workshop ahead of the Hindu festival of Diwali in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh. Credit: Reuters