The results of last month's regional elections have raised questions about Marine Le Pen's strategy of trying to detoxify her party's brand and position it as a more mainstream right-wing force.
Officials in the southern city of Montpellier said around 2,000 people gathered in the city centre — organisers put their numbers at closer to 5,000.
President Emmanuel Macron's Republic on the Move (LREM) party won a resounding majority in the national parliament after a historic victory, indicating a major shift in the French political landscape.
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