The festival Diwali, also known as Deepavali, will be celebrated on 13th November in 2012 in India.
Diwali is celebrated on 13th November and in 2012 Diwali will be celebrated on 2nd Tuesday of November. Countries like Nepal, Singapore and Sri Lanka also celebrate Diwali with great fervor and refer to it as Deepavali in India.Diwali is one of the most popular festivals in India and is also called Deepavali and Deva Diwali (by Jains).
In some other countries Deepavali is also referred to as Tihar.
Diwali dates 2012 around the world: