October 24, 2018 12:45 IST

Diwali 2018: Potter makes traditional earthen lamps for the upcoming festival

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An Indian potter makes diyas (earthen lamps) An Indian potter makes diyas (earthen lamps) ahead of the Hindu festival Diwali in Ajmer, in the Indian state of Rajasthan, on October 22, 2018. Earthen lamps are in heavy demand for the forthcoming Hindu festival of lights, Diwali, which falls on November 7, this year. Credit: (Photo by HIMANSHU SHARMA/AFP/Getty Images)
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An Indian potter arranges diyas (earthen lamps) ahead of Diwali An Indian potter arranges diyas (earthen lamps) ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, in New Delhi. Credit: (Photo by SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Indian worker Santosh paints the final touches on earthen lamps in Amritsar Indian worker Santosh paints the final touches on earthen lamps in Amritsar on November 4, 2012. Earthen lamps are in heavy demand for the forthcoming Hindu festival of lights, Diwali. Credit: (Photo by NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images)
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Indian artisan collects traditional oil lamps called kodiyas Indian artisan Mansukhbhai Prajapati collects traditional oil lamps called kodiyas from an oven in Sarkhej village on the outskirts of Ahmedabad. Credit: (Photo by SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/GettyImages)
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Indian workers paints the final touches on earthen lamps Indian workers Raman Kumar (L) and Gurpreet paint the final touches on earthen lamps in Amritsar. Credit: (Photo by NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images)