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Ayodhya Deepotsav to be grander this Diwali; gears up for another Guinness World record


Team Udayavani, Nov 13, 2020, 9:27 AM IST

Uttar Pradesh: Ayodhya is all set for the fourth Deepotsav on Friday as the administration plans to set a new Guinness World record of lighting 551,000 earthen diyas at 28 ghats in the temple town.

As reported by Indian Express, At least 300 artistes will perform wearing masks, adhering to the Covid-19 protocol. Actors representing Ram, Sita and Lakshman are scheduled to descend on the bank of Saryu in a flower-bedecked helicopter, represnting the mythical “Pushpak Viman”, and will be received by Governor and the Chief Minister.

The folk artists of Bundelkhand will get a world-class platform to showcase their rich heritage as the culture department has specially included the `Diwari Toli’ of Bundelkhand at the ‘Deepotsava’ this year.

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