Guest Info

Hardeep Singh, a senior journalist, and Zed Sheikh, a prominent business personality and representative in Leicester, were among the first to expose and debunk the fake news that emerged from religious tensions. Their proactive efforts helped dispel misinformation and promote truth in a critical time.

About the Show

Leicester, a city renowned for its vibrant multicultural fabric, has recently experienced a disturbing surge in violence that threatens to overshadow its proud legacy of harmonious coexistence. In this gripping episode, Rajan Nazran embarks on an insightful journey with esteemed journalists Hardeep Singh and Zed Sheikh to delve deep into the underlying causes of this troubling unrest and explore the path towards unity and understanding.

One critical aspect that cannot be overlooked is the rise of fake news, which is spreading like wildfire through various online platforms and social media. Misinformation has been destructive, stoking tensions between communities and escalating violence. As our guests shed light on this alarming phenomenon, we unravel its impact on Leicester’s delicate social fabric.

The clash between Muslims and Hindus is a stark reminder of the challenges diverse communities cohabiting within the city face. The trio explores recent immigrants’ assimilation challenges and the struggle to forge a collective identity while preserving cultural roots. We hope to foster empathy and bridge the gaps that divide us by amplifying these untold narratives of intolerance.

Our commitment lies in seeking the truth, even in the face of complexity. We strive to present a comprehensive picture of Leicester’s dynamics, highlighting the often-neglected facts disregarded by mainstream media. Through honest dialogue and open exploration, we aim to promote understanding and healing in a city grappling with its identity.

As we navigate the intricacies of Leicester’s multicultural landscape, we believe in the power of knowledge and compassion to pave the way towards unity. 

Join us in this compelling journey of discovery as we shed light on the complexities that have shaped the city and work towards a future built on mutual respect and solidarity.

Produced by Global Indian Series for the Global Indian Network.
Script by Rajan Nazran
original idea: Rajan Nazran

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