Ayodhya sets new Guinness World record, lights 22.23 lakh diyas on Diwali eve
Saturday, 11 November 2023 () Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh has set a new Guinness World Record by lighting 22.23 lakh earthen lamps across 51 ghats during its Deepotsav celebration. The previous record was 17 lakh diyas. The tradition of Deepotsav began in 2017 and has grown in scale each year. The lamps lit in 2022 exceeded 17 lakh, but the Guinness Book of World Records only considered those that remained lit for five minutes or more, setting the record at 15,76,955. The celebration included a procession featuring tableaux on various themes from the Ramayana, social issues, and government initiatives.
The city of Ayodhya is poised for an extravagant 'Deepotsav' today, November 11, on the eve of Diwali. Over 24 lakh diyas will adorn 51 ghats, creating a mesmerising illumination across the city. As an integral part of the festivities, the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Path is being adorned with a vibrant...
PM Narendra Modi praised Ayodhya's lighting of 22 lakh diyas as amazing and unforgettable.Sharing on X, he said, Divine and unforgettable! The nation is aglow with millions of lamps during the grand Deepotsav festival, spreading renewed zeal. Jai Siya Ram!
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