In Pics | Social distancing, what? People throng markets for Diwali shopping amid rising coronavirus cases
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Women stand in a queue to get inside a market for Diwali shopping in New Delhi, India, Thursday.
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A woman without a mask walks in a crowded market selling toys in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020.
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Authorities in New Delhi have banned firecrackers and are appealing to people to celebrate the Hindu festival of lights at home.
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People shop for lights at a market ahead of Hindu festival Diwali in Bengaluru.
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People crowd a market place for Diwali festival shopping in Mumbai.
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A view of crowd at Sadar Bazar due to Diwali shopping, amid Covid-19 pandemic in New Delhi, Thursday, November. 12.
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Vehicles stuck in a traffic jam, owing to people shopping for 'Dhanteras' festival, at Yusuf Sarai Market in New Delhi.