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India inflation dims lights of Diwali

Slowdown of country's economy means consumers are pinching their rupees during the Hindu festival of lights.
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2012 07:24

India's slowing economy is putting a damper on one of the most important festivals in the Hindu calendar.

Giving gifts has always been a big part of the five-day Diwali festival that began on Tuesday. But this year, Indian consumers are pinching their rupees.

Al Jazeera's Sohail Rahman reports from New Delhi.

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