Diwali Day in Leicester

Celebrations last year at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Leicester Credit: BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Leicester
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Leicester Credit: BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Leicester
Celebrations at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Leicester Credit: BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Leicester

Diwali Day preparations are getting underway in Leicester - which every year hosts some of the biggest celebrations outside of India.

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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.