Indians set a world record celebrating Diwali

By Biswajeet Banerjee
Updated November 12 2023 - 8:30pm, first published 8:25pm
The Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has set a record by lighting more than 2.2 million oil lamps. (AP PHOTO)
The Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has set a record by lighting more than 2.2 million oil lamps. (AP PHOTO)

Millions of Indians are celebrating Diwali with a new Guinness World Record number of bright earthen oil lamps, as concerns about air pollution soared.

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