In a post on X, PM Modi wrote, “The whole country is becoming illuminated with the grand festival of lights of Ayodhya city illuminated with millions of lamps.”
Sharing the pictures of Ayodhya city lit with ‘millions of lamps’, he further wrote, “The energy emanating from this is spreading new zeal and enthusiasm throughout India.I wish that Lord Shri Ram does well for all the countrymen and becomes the inspiration for all my family members.”
At the seventh edition of the Deepotsav on Saturday, 25,000 volunteers lighted 22.23 lakh “diyas” (earthen lamps) at 51 ghats of Ram Ki Paidi along the Saryu river.
This was 6.47 lakh more than last year and set a new Guinness World record for the most lights to be lit simultaneously at one location.
The Deepotsav tradition in Ayodhya began with the formation of the Yogi Adityanath government in 2017.Watch Deepotsav 2023: Diwali celebration sets Guinness world record with 22.23 lakh ‘diyas’