Largest display of oil lamps
Who
Department of Tourism, Government of Uttar Pradesh, Dr. Rammanohar Lohiya Awadh University
What
606,569 total number
Where
India (Ayodhya)
When
The largest display of oil lamps is 606,569 and was achieved by Department of Tourism, Government of India and Dr. Rammanohar Lohiya Awadh University (both India) on the banks of river Sarayu in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India on 13 November 2020.
Aim of the event was to celebrate the festival of Diwali that symbolizes victory of light over darkness. Lighting oil lamps is the regular feature of the festival across the country. Uttar Pradesh State Government attempted the record in Ayodhya, birth place of lord Rama in celebration of the festival.