Expressing happiness over re-election of Barack Obama, Rajwant Singh, chairman of the Washington-based Sikh Council on Religion and Education, expressed hope that the President will be able to solve America's most difficult problems.
He also expressed gratitude for the support extended to the Sikh community in this difficult period.
"I am amazed that the First Lady was so open and willing to make time for them," said Lokhinder Kaur, one of the family members.
"There is not any week which goes by when we do not think about the Sikh community. Just as we focused on Sikhs weeks immediately after the Wisconsin tragedy. I want to assure you on behalf of President Obama that we have deep commitment for the families of all those were affected," said Joshua DuBois, head of the White House's Faith Based Initiative.