Indian city of Ayodhya breaks Guinness World Records with Diwali display

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The Telegraph—The northern Indian city of Ayodhya has made it into the Guinness World Records when more than 300,000 diya oil lamps were simultaneously lit for more than five minutes during the Hindu festival Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights.

North Indian city breaks Guinness record with Diwali lamps. The northern Indian city of Ayodhya broke a Guinness World Record on Tuesday by lighting 300,150 earthen lamps and keeping them burning for at least 45 minutes on the banks of the river Saryu as part of the annual celebration of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. South Korean first lady...