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In pictures: Millions celebrate Diwali across the globe

Updated : 2020-11-16 19:38:18

Hindus across the globe celebrated Diwali by decorating their homes with lights and bursting fireworks.

The exterior of the Tate Britain art gallery lit up by the neon lights of British artist Chila Kumari Burman's new artwork for their annual Winter Commission entitled
The exterior of the Tate Britain art gallery lit up by the neon lights of British artist Chila Kumari Burman's new artwork for their annual Winter Commission entitled "Remembering a brave new world", to mark Diwali in London.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
A girl plays with fireworks during Diwali in Jammu. More than a billion Indians celebrated Diwali on Saturday amid twin concerns of a resurgence in coronavirus infections and rising air pollution that is enveloping the country’s north in a cloud of thick toxic smog. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
A girl plays with fireworks during Diwali in Jammu. More than a billion Indians celebrated Diwali on Saturday amid twin concerns of a resurgence in coronavirus infections and rising air pollution that is enveloping the country’s north in a cloud of thick toxic smog. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
Hindu women attend a ceremony to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, at Swami Narayan temple in Karachi, Pakistan. The Hindu festival of lights, Diwali celebrates the spiritual victory of light over darkness. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
Hindu women attend a ceremony to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, at Swami Narayan temple in Karachi, Pakistan. The Hindu festival of lights, Diwali celebrates the spiritual victory of light over darkness. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
People light firecrackers during Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, in Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
People light firecrackers during Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, in Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
A layer of smog envelops the skyline as residential buildings are decorated with colourful lights during Diwali on the outskirts of New Delhi (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
A layer of smog envelops the skyline as residential buildings are decorated with colourful lights during Diwali on the outskirts of New Delhi (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
People play with fireworks during Diwali, the festival of lights, in Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
People play with fireworks during Diwali, the festival of lights, in Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Hindus across the country are celebrating Diwali where people decorate their homes with lights and burst fireworks. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Hindus across the country are celebrating Diwali where people decorate their homes with lights and burst fireworks. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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