Diwali celebrations underway around the world

Across Asia, millions of people are celebrating the Hindu festival of Diwali, a five-day festival of lights when the faithful send their prayers to the Hindu goddess of wealth.

Millions celebrate by lighting oil lamps marking the victory of light over darkness and good over evil.

In India, the celebrations were upended by the spike in COVID-19 cases, but this year festivities seem to be back to normal. Take a look at how people are celebrating in India and around the world.

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