The parade was named the biggest pride parade of the world at the time by Guinness World Records ; it typically rivals the New York City Pride March as the largest pride parade in the world. Large parades often involve floats, dancers, drag queensand amplified music; but even such celebratory parades usually include political and educational contingents, such as local politicians and marching groups from LGBT institutions of various kinds. On August 16, one day after the Independence Day of Indiathe gay community in Mumbai held its first ever formal pride parade although informal pride parades had been held many times earlierto demand that India 's anti-gay laws be amended. Bruce, Katherine McFarland Delhi Guwahati Mumbai Pune. Retrieved July 14,
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InBulgaria organized its first ever pride parade. About 2, people turned up overall. Greenwood Press: ABC7 New York.
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