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Pictures: Diwali lights switch-on in Leicester

Belgrave Road in Leicester is lit up with Diwali lights Photo: ITV News Central/Nimesh Joshi

Thousands of people have turned out to see the award-winning Diwali lights switch-on at Belgrave Road in Leicester. The city is home to some of the biggest Diwali celebrations outside India, and this event begins the countdown to Diwali Day on Wednesday 11th November.

The Diwali lights switch-on marks the countdown to Diwali Day on 11th November Credit: ITV News Central/Nimesh Joshi
Fireworks, food stalls and lots of fun on Belgrave Road Credit: ITV News Central/Nimesh Joshi
Crowds line Belgrave Road in Leicester Credit: ITV News Central/Nimesh Joshi
The countdown begins in Leicester for Diwali 2015 Credit: ITV News Central/Nimesh Joshi

Find out more on this year's Diwali celebrations in Leicester here.

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