Archive pictures spanning the past 20 years from the joyous festivities in Leicester
Covid restrictions might have disrupted this year's Diwali celebrations in Leicester, but these 96 pictures from past events are a wonderful reminder of great times had by all in The Golden Mile.
Since the early nineties, Diwali celebrations in the city have grown to become one of the biggest in the country and even have the reputation of being of the biggest public celebrations outside of India.
This year, social distancing restrictions mean the usual fanfare along Belgrave Road is cancelled.
But in the festive spirit, we decided to delve into our archive of pictures from the past 20 years of light
link source - Leicester Mercury