Viral Pic: View of India from space on Diwali Day!

Sun Oct 22 2017 14:42:49 GMT+0530 (IST)

Diwali is one of the biggest festivals celebrated in India. How did India appear from the outer space on this festival of lights?

Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli captured the Indian Subcontinent from the International Space Station. 'Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights, starts today. #HappyDiwali to everyone!,' he wrote while sharing the stunning photograph.

This picture received over 6,000 likes and 4,300 retweets. Several Indians thanked Paolo Nespoli for the special picture - 'Thanku very much sir, and same to u. Very happy Diwali to u', 'Thank you for sharing the stunning pic. love from india!' and 'Thank you Paolo for the warm wishes!.'

Few Netizens even expressed the doubt whether the Orange Line represents the India-Pakistan Border.