Chinese illuminations light up India's Diwali

Local manufacturers are failing to compete with cheap Chinese imports as Hindus celebrate festival of light.

    India's biggest festival is in full swing.

    Diwali is the traditional Hindu festival celebrating the victory of light over darkness; except many of the illuminations these days are made in China.

    Indian manufacturers are failing to compete with cheap Chinese imports.

    Al Jazeera's Faiz Jamil reports from New Delhi.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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