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Photos: Diwali lights switched on in Leicester

Thousands turned out to see the Diwali lights being switched on in Leicester last night.

It marks the start of more than a week of events in the city ahead of Diwali Day on 11th November.

Here are some of the best photos from last night's event:

For the first time, the annual event had a ferris wheel near the site of the now-demolished Belgrave flyover Credit: ITV News Central/Nimesh Joshi
Thousands of people attended the event Credit: ITV News Central/Nimesh Joshi
The Diwali lights in Leicester Credit: ITV News Central/Nimesh Joshi
The Diwali lights in Leicester Credit: ITV News Central/Nimesh Joshi
The ferris wheel will be moved to Leicester city centre ahead of Christmas Credit: ITV News Central/Nimesh Joshi

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