Diwali Celebrations In Leicester

One of the biggest Diwali celebrations outside of India is taking place in Leicester tonight. Here you will find Diwali facts and information on times and places.

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Diwali is good for business in Leicester

Thousands of people in the Midlands will take to the streets tonight to celebrate Diwali with some local businesses calling it the most important financial period of their year.

Leicester's Golden Mile is hosting the biggest Diwali celebrations in the world outside of India.

Companies say that in these tough economic times the festival is critical for their businesses.

Dharmesh Lakhani from the Belgrave Business Association says "it's more vital that we do good business throughout Diwali, so that we'll be fine for the next year."

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