Photos: Diwali lamps light up banks of River Sarayu

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Devotees light earthen lamps on the banks of the River Sarayu as part of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights celebrations in Ayodhya, India, India, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. The northern Indian city of Ayodhya has broken a Guinness World Record after lighting 300,150 earthen lamps and keeping them lit for at least 45 minutes. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

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Devotees light earthen lamps on the banks of the River Sarayu as part of Diwali celebrations in Ayodhya, India, India, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. The north Indian City of Ayodhya made an attempt to break the Guinness Book of World record when several earthen lamps were lit at the banks of river Saryu on the occasion of Diwali – the festival of light. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh) (Rajesh Kumar Singh)

Devotees light earthen lamps on the banks of the River Sarayu as part of Diwali celebrations in Ayodhya, India, India, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. The north Indian City of Ayodhya made an attempt to break the Guinness Book of World record when several earthen lamps were lit at the banks of river Saryu on the occasion of Diwali – the festival of light. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh) (Rajesh Kumar Singh)

Devotees light earthen lamps on the banks of the River Sarayu as part of Diwali celebrations in Ayodhya, India, India, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. The north Indian City of Ayodhya made an attempt to break the Guinness Book of World record when several earthen lamps were lit at the banks of river Saryu on the occasion of Diwali – the festival of light. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh) (Rajesh Kumar Singh)

Devotees light earthen lamps on the banks of the River Sarayu as part of Diwali celebrations in Ayodhya, India, India, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. The north Indian City of Ayodhya made an attempt to break the Guinness Book of World record when several earthen lamps were lit at the banks of river Saryu on the occasion of Diwali – the festival of light. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh) (Rajesh Kumar Singh)

Devotees light earthen lamps on the banks of the River Sarayu as part of Diwali celebrations in Ayodhya, India, India, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. The north Indian City of Ayodhya made an attempt to break the Guinness Book of World record when several earthen lamps were lit at the banks of river Saryu on the occasion of Diwali – the festival of light. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh) (Rajesh Kumar Singh)

Devotees light earthen lamps on the banks of the River Sarayu as part of Diwali celebrations in Ayodhya, India, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Ayodhya is believed to be the birthplace of Hindu God Rama and Diwali, the festival of lights, is celebrated in honor of the return of Rama and his wife Sita to Ayodhya from a 14-year exile. (AP Photo/Nadeem Khan) (Nadeem Khan)

Devotees light earthen lamps on the banks of the River Sarayu as part of Diwali celebrations in Ayodhya, India, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Ayodhya is believed to be the birthplace of Hindu God Rama and Diwali, the festival of lights, is celebrated in honor of the return of Rama and his wife Sita to Ayodhya from a 14-year exile. (AP Photo/Nadeem Khan) (Nadeem Khan)