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Thousands march at Sikh festival

Thousands of people have marched through the streets of Leicester to mark a major religious festival.

The parade in the Highfields area celebrated the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji - founder of the Sikh religion.

The procession has taken place in the city for 20 years, with about 15,000 people attending last year.

The city council put in place a rolling programme of road closures along the route which finished at Great Central Street at about 1500 GMT.



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