Srinagar, Nov 9: Diwali was celebrated across the valley on Friday.
Many Hindus were seen visiting temples which were decorated for the occasion. Special prayers were also held at various places.
Colourful lamps and candles were lighted till late.
Meanwhile, Pakistan Rangers today greeted their Border Security Force (BSF) counterparts on the occasion of Diwali at various places along the international border in Jammu and Kashmir.
The main function was orgainsied at Octroi border outpost in Suchetgarh in R S Pura sector where senior officers held a special flag meeting.
Wing commander Pakistan Rangers, Lt Col Jamal Shah, handed over sweets to P S Bains, Commandant 129 BSF battalion. ''The Pakistani officer, on the behalf of Rangers, extended Diwali greetings to the BSF personnel,'' an official spokesman said.
Besides, on company level Pakistan Rangers and BSF personnel exchanged greetings at various places along IB, he added.