The UK's first national Sikh memorial has been unveiled at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.
A statue commemorating the 130,000 Sikh soldiers who fought in the Great War was unveiled earlier.
More than 200 people from across different faiths contributed towards its funding.
A minutes silence was also held at the event.
A vigil was held at Leicester's Clock Tower last night by members of the Sikh community in solidarity with those affected by recent protests in India.
Two people were killed by police in demonstrations across the Punjab over the desecration of the Sikh holy book.
People from across the Midlands attended a candlelight vigil this evening, in memory of two Sikhs killed by police after their holy scripture was destroyed.
Torn up copies of the holy book were found in parts of the northern Indian state of Punjab last week leading to widespread protests by Sikhs, who claim that those responsible are not being brought to justice.
Nimesh Joshi reports.
Sikhs from across the Midlands have held a candlelit vigil in Leicester, to remember people killed and injured in demonstrations in India.Read the full story ›
A candlelight vigil will be held in Leicester today for the people killed and injured in Punjab in India.
Members of the Sikh community will gather at Leicester's Clock Tower in solidarity today with those affected by recent protests in India.
Two people were killed by police in demonstrations across the Punjab over the desecration of the Sikh holy book, the Guru Granth Sahib.
A spokesperson for the Leicestershire Sikh Alliance has praised the "fantastic turnout" at today's parade to mark the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi.
Amandeep Rai said of today's celebrations:
"The turnout at today's Nagar Kirtan is fantastic, the atmosphere, the colour and the joyous spirit is inspirational. It's also good to see various dignitaries such as Jon Ashworth MP and Assistant City Mayor Rory Palmer in attendance."
Sikhs from Leicester have attended a mass rally outside Downing Street today, along with 500 to 600 others from around the UK.Read the full story ›
Sikhs from the Midlands are calling for an independent inquiry into British involvement in an attack on the golden temple, in India, in 1984 and will protest outside 10 Downing Street today.
Hundreds died during the attack and Sikhs are now demanding more answers about the extent to which British special forces advised Indian commanders before the assault.
The Foreign Secretary, William Hague, said earlier this month that military advice given to the Indian government in 1984 had 'limited impact'.
MP for West Bromwich says he's constituents deserve clarity on the Golden Temple siege in Amritsar 30 years ago. He says he's demanding a statement in the House of Commons.
The story is creeping out the Indian news media have recently done a story to say the forces planned a kidnap and extraction raid at a hostel. My constituents deserve more than that now that the cat is out of the bag and I'm demanding a statement in the House of Commons on Monday morning.
Tom Watson - the Labour MP for West Bromwich - has called on the government to make an 'urgent statement' about new claims of British Government involvement in a attack on Sikhs in India 30 years ago.
It comes after an Indian TV station suggested that SAS officers trained Indian forces before the Golden Temple siege in Amritsar.
The Prime Minister has said he is investigating but Tom Watson wants the government to address the House of Commons immediately.