Thousands of Sikhs took to the streets of Leicester today to celebrate one of the most important dates on their calendar.
Dozens of brightly-decorated floats led thousands of revellers through the city, with many wearing orange attire.
The Vaisakhi parade started at Guru Nanak Gurdwara, in Holy Bones, at noon.
The parade traditionally symbolises the harvest festival in the Punjab.
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