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Rickshaws giving free rides to mark India and Pakistan independence anniversary

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Around 70 rickshaws - passenger carts typically used in India and Pakistan - are being used in Leicester today as part of commemorations for the 70th anniversary of India and Pakistan's independence.

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People across the city are able to hop on and off for free, as they aim to make around 70 rides an hour.

They are stopping at the King Power Stadium, Highcross Shopping Centre and Cathedral Gardens.

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The event, organised by Indian Summer, is happening at the same time as cyclists taking part in British Cycling and Ride Leicester race through the city's streets.

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