Diwali lights in Leicester
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It's the start of Diwali, the festival of light

13 November 2012 Last updated at 17:43 GMT

It's the start of Diwali, a five day festival of light, celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains.

It's a celebration that includes, lights, sweets and wearing new clothes.

Leah has been to Leicester, where there is a large Indian population, to find out more.