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Hindu Muslim leaders issue joint appeal for peace in Leicester after clashes erupted in the city

The leaders asked the perpetrators of the attacks “to leave their city alone” as violence is not part of a “decent society”.

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Hindu and Muslim community leaders  of Leicester, United Kingdom, on Tuesday, issued a joint statement appealing for an end to violent attacks that erupted in the area last week following an Asia Cup cricket match between India and Pakistan last month.

The joint statement was delivered by Pradyumna Pradip Gajjar, the president of the ISKCON Leicester Hindu temple, on the steps of a mosque, stressing that the leaders of the two faiths were “saddened and heartbroken” to hear of the violence.

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