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Vaisakhi Festival in Leicester

One of the most important Sikh festivals is being held in Leicester today. The Vaisakhi festival is a long established event symbolising the harvest in the Punjab.

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Sikhs in Leicester celebrate Vaisakhi with parade

Sikhs celebrating Vaisakhi Credit: PA

Leicester Sikh's are holding a Vaisakhi parade in the city today.

Drivers are being told to expect delays from 10am.

Road closures will be in place along Great Central Street, Vaughan Way, St Nicholas Circle, Peacock Lane, St Martin's, Greyfriars, Berridge Street, Pocklingtons Walk, Welford Place, King Street, Regents Road, Granville Road, Evington Road, East Park Road, London Road, Waterloo Way/Tigers Way.

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