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Sikhs across the region have held special prayers in tribute to their fellow worshippers who were shot dead at a temple in America.
Six people were killed in a rampage that left terrified congregation members hiding in closets inside the temple.
Sikh leaders in Leicester say they'll do what they can to raise awareness about their faith to help breakdown barriers, it follows the shootings at a Sikh temple in the US on Sunday where 6 people were shot.
"We as a nation should definitely start to raise awareness about who we are, educate people about who we are on a local level." - Gurjit Singh Walia, Sikh community leader