Deepavali celebrations all day

Hindus mark Festival of Lights with prayer, music and cheer

At 8am yesterday, devotees gathered at the Sri Mariamman Temple in Chinatown to mark one of the most important days on the Hindu calendar.

Praying and chanting, they celebrated the Festival of Lights, which signifies the triumph of good over evil.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 07, 2018, with the headline 'Deepavali celebrations all day'. Print Edition | Subscribe