Photos: From the frontiers to courtyards, Diwali lights up India [Photos]

Indians everywhere celebrate Diwali on Saturday and Sunday, lighting candles and lamps to herald the arrival of the goddess of wealth Lakshmi. Rangolis were made on courtyards and people, irrespective of age, were spotted bursting crackers.

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BSF jawans light candles at Agartala, along the Indo-Bangladesh border: PTI
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BSF jawans light candles at Agartala, along the Indo-Bangladesh border: PTI
A child runs past Diwali lanterns in Mumbai: AP
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A child runs past Diwali lanterns in Mumbai: AP
Odissi dancers celebrate diwali: PTI
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Odissi dancers celebrate diwali: PTI
A lit up playground in Allahabad: PTI
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A lit up playground in Allahabad: PTI
Ahmedabad: Girls make rangoli for diwali: AP
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Ahmedabad: Girls make rangoli for diwali: AP
Camel traders in Pushkar: PTI
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Camel traders in Pushkar: PTI
Handicapped students celebrate diwali: PTI
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Handicapped students celebrate diwali: PTI