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Diwali celebrated peacefully in Madhya Pradesh

Posted on Nov 13, 09:43PM | UNI

The Festival of Lights was peacefully celebrated with traditional gaiety and fervour across Madhya Pradesh today.

In the ancient temple town Ujjain, 'deepavali pujan' coincided with the bhasmarti that takes place in the wee hours at the world-renowned Mahakaleshwar shrine.

Official sources said that Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan visited the Raj Bhavan and greeted Governor Ram Naresh Yadav.

In turn, the Chief Minister was greeted by members of his Council, legislators, other public representatives, Bharatiya Janata Party workers, other citizens, representatives of various faiths, senior administrative officers and other government employees.

People of all sections celebrated with consumption of sweets, bursting of fireworks and visits to relatives and friends.