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Why Diwali is better in Leicester?

Diwali or Deepavali - meaning the "festival of lights". Diwali is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and Buddhists and spiritually signifies the victory of light (the good) over dark (the evil) or knowledge over ignorance. The five-day festival honours the Goddess of wealth, Lakshmi, with people lighting lamps to help her find her way into their homes and bring with her good fortune for the coming year.
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