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india Updated: Mar 23, 2010 09:15 IST
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Ajmar Singh Basra, an active member of Leicester's Sikh community who is involved in voluntary, social and charity work has been rewarded with an Honoured Citizen Award.

Basra is president of the Sikh Temple in Leicester and has been involved as a spokesman and sports organiser for the temple for many years.

He is also involved in local fundraising events, and organising free camps in Punjab, as well as being a leading member of Leicestershire's Vaisakhi festival committee.

Basra yesterday joined Leicester Lord Mayor Councillor Roger Blackmore for afternoon tea to receive the award.