Diwali was celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety throughout the temple city on Tuesday.
Devotees offered prayers to lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi and prayed for prosperity.
The entire city was glittering with earthen lamps and lights.
A festive mood had gripped the city. People extended greetings to their relatives and friends on phone and thronged to sweet shops.
Crowds were witnessed outside sweet shops. People were also seen buying earthen lamps, flowers and small idols of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi.
All major markets were packed with customers, buying essential commodities.
Wholesale markets of flowers overcrowded ever since the morning.
Employees of traders and common devotees were engaged in buying garland of flowers in huge quantity to decorate their business establishments and buildings.
Crowds were also seen at wholesale shops of dry-fruits. Fireworks were also witnessed throughout the city in the evening.