Srinagar, Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated with religious fervor across Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.
At several places, temples and houses were illuminated while people burst fire-crackers and distributed sweets among each other.
Several sweets shops in Srinagar city had announced special discounts and made special packets of sweets on the occasion.
In city center Lal Chowk, vendors selling fire crackers recorded a brisk sale.
Several students from outside J&K, and tourists, were seen celebrating the festival by visiting Mughal gardens.