Diwali: 'a time for celebration'

Diwali is such a wonderful time of year. It's when we celebrate our Hindu traditions, a time for celebration, thanksgiving and reflection, and for supporting those who are less fortunate than us.

– Pankaj Patel, a volunteer at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Leicester

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Thousands celebrate Diwali

Thousands of people celebrated Diwali last night, with many taking to Leicester's Belgrave Road for restaurants, shops and fireworks.