The Country celebrates Diwali popularly known as the "festival of lights" today. During the day of Diwali / Deepavali, many wear new clothes, share sweets and snacks and fire crackers to celebrate the occasion.
PIC: President Obama Uses a candle to light a 'Diya' to observe Diwali at white house.
Click here to watch President Obama's Diwali wishes
WISH YOU ALL A HAPPY , PROSPEROUS , SOUND AND SAFE DIWALI.