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Indian potters decorate earthenware oil pots or 'diyas' on the outskirts of Hyderabad.  The <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVFES00000148" title="Diwali" href="/topic/religion-belief/diwali-EVFES00000148.topic">Diwali</a> festival, which marks the victory of good over evil and commemorates the time when Hindu God Lord Rama achieved victory over Ravana and returned to his Kingdom Ayodhya after 14 years of exile, will be celebrated this year on October 26.

( AFP/Getty Images / October 17, 2011 )

Indian potters decorate earthenware oil pots or 'diyas' on the outskirts of Hyderabad. The Diwali festival, which marks the victory of good over evil and commemorates the time when Hindu God Lord Rama achieved victory over Ravana and returned to his Kingdom Ayodhya after 14 years of exile, will be celebrated this year on October 26.

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