Pukaar News – Leicester

Fireworks Bring Thousands out to Celebrate Diwali Day in Leicester

 

Thousands of people came out to attend Leicester’s Diwali celebrations on Sunday, which took place on the famous Golden mile and Cossington Street recreation Ground.  Hindus, Sikhs and Jains celebrate Diwali which is a celebration of light over darkness.

 

The annual Leicester event culminates in a large firework display in Cossington Street Recreation Ground and is said to be one of the largest Diwali celebrations outside of India.

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