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Diwali festival lights up London's Trafalgar Square

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Published : Oct 16, 2017, 10:01 am IST
Updated : Nov 27, 2017, 9:09 am IST
Celebrating its 16th anniversary, the Diwali Festival attracts over 35,000 people with its lively music and dance performances. photo: AP)
Celebrating its 16th anniversary, the Diwali Festival attracts over 35,000 people with its lively music and dance performances. photo: AP)
The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, right, lights a ceremonial candle at the Diwali Festival at Trafalgar Square in London. (Photo: AP)
The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, right, lights a ceremonial candle at the Diwali Festival at Trafalgar Square in London. (Photo: AP)
The Diwali Festival brings together thousands of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains with people from other communities in celebration of the 'festival of lights'. (Photo: AP)
The Diwali Festival brings together thousands of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains with people from other communities in celebration of the 'festival of lights'. (Photo: AP)
Indian dancers take part in the Diwali Festival at Trafalgar Square in London. The Diwali Festival brings together thousands of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains with people from other communities in celebration of the 'festival of lights'. Interestingly, the festival is called Diwali on Trafalgar Square DOTS or Diwali on Trafalgar Square. (Photo: AP)
Indian dancers take part in the Diwali Festival at Trafalgar Square in London. The Diwali Festival brings together thousands of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains with people from other communities in celebration of the 'festival of lights'. Interestingly, the festival is called Diwali on Trafalgar Square DOTS or Diwali on Trafalgar Square. (Photo: AP)
Celebrating its 16th anniversary, the Diwali Festival attracts over 35,000 people with its lively music and dance performances alongside an authentic street food market, craft and community stalls. (Phoyto: AP)
Celebrating its 16th anniversary, the Diwali Festival attracts over 35,000 people with its lively music and dance performances alongside an authentic street food market, craft and community stalls. (Phoyto: AP)
The Diwali Festival brings together thousands of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains with people from other communities in celebration of the 'festival of lights'. (Photo: AP)
The Diwali Festival brings together thousands of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains with people from other communities in celebration of the 'festival of lights'. (Photo: AP)
Indian dancers take part in the Diwali Festival at Trafalgar Square in London. The Diwali in London (DiL) team works with the Mayor of London in creating the event. (Photo: AP)
Indian dancers take part in the Diwali Festival at Trafalgar Square in London. The Diwali in London (DiL) team works with the Mayor of London in creating the event. (Photo: AP)
The Indian High Commissioner to Britain Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha makes a speech at The Diwali Festival at Trafalgar Square in London. (Photo: AP)
The Indian High Commissioner to Britain Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha makes a speech at The Diwali Festival at Trafalgar Square in London. (Photo: AP)

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