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A young boy looks out from his home to watch fireworks during the Hindu festival of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVFES00000148" title="Diwali" href="/topic/religion-belief/diwali-EVFES00000148.topic">Diwali</a> in Leicester, United Kingdom. Up to 35,000 people attended the Diwali festival of light in Leicester's Golden Mile in the heart of the city's asian community. The festival is an opportunity for Hindus to honour Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and other gods. Leicester's celebrations are one of the biggest in the world outside India. Sikhs and Jains also celebrate Diwali.

( Getty Images / November 13, 2012 )

A young boy looks out from his home to watch fireworks during the Hindu festival of Diwali in Leicester, United Kingdom. Up to 35,000 people attended the Diwali festival of light in Leicester's Golden Mile in the heart of the city's asian community. The festival is an opportunity for Hindus to honour Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and other gods. Leicester's celebrations are one of the biggest in the world outside India. Sikhs and Jains also celebrate Diwali.

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