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History of India

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Parent Category: History of Asia
Once part of the ancient Indus Valley civilization and later controlled by Great Britain, India has a long and varied history.
%FOLLOWUPS% A football team got rained out, so the players invented a game with a ball and a peach bucket.
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No, its a civil matter, not criminal so don't let a repo person or ANYONE else tell you anything different.
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A movement is an effort by many people aimed at a common goal. Since the 1970's, there have been people in the U.S. (and now around the world) who define themselves as part of a "libertarian movement."Most loosely defined, their common goal is more human freedom. More specifically, libertarians advo…
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During the gupta empire time family life was simple the man worked and the female stayed at home and watched the kids and took care of the house.
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Mainly it's all about respect. Respect Mother Nature, Respect each other, Respect everything. Though many people think so Native Americans never had more than one God and they didn't "worship" anything. People think they worshiped the sun, but it really was just respecting and thanking. When any Na…
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India was a rich country before the british tricked India into slavery.it had huge natural resources and abundant spices.The general geographical area of what now is India was occupied by nearly 500 kingdoms with kings and monarchs ruling them. Most often the kings were warring among themselves. The…
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Negatives- The British captured India in the guise of traders to loot the resources and wealth attacking the dignity, culture and character of Indians after making them slaves. Positives- For their own comforts and luxury developed the country with new gathered technologies after the country had bee…
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Kuka Movement or Namdhari movement was started by Baba Ram Singh in 1872.
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Task assigned to write Indian constitution was given to Constitution Assembly. There were many people associated with different task.But the whole group worked under chairmanship of Dr. RAJENDRA PRASAD. Many learned people were given important task under him. They were namely AN SINHA, kRIPLANI,AMBE…
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The Buddhist Religion was founded by a man called Siddhartha Gautama.
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Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji was the first Sikh guru.Guru Nanak Dev Ji is the first Guru of the Sikhs and is the founder of Sikhism.
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One of the positive effects of British imperialism in India is the widespread use of the English language. It has become the language of commerce and has had a positive effect on the subcontinent.
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Do you mean Herman Raymond, a landscape artist from Oklahoma? If I know for sure, I can provide some information. I am not sure - I have an oil painting of a barn scene that is just signed "Raymond".
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i think that indias population ratio in 2050 will be less than it is now coz ther every where appart from India
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Upon the arrival of the British in India, they immediately set the indigenous population of farmers to work. Much of the land dedicated to growing the aforementioned staple food sources were converted to cash crops (Webber, 1/6). These cash crops were primarily comprised of jute (a fiber partway bet…
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Answer The western powers (British Empire, Dutch merchant companies/VOC, French, Portugese and Spanish) came to Asia for one main reason : to control the spice trading. Back in the imperialism/colonization era, East, South, and Southeast Asia was the Middle East and spice was the oil of present d…
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Yes. It set a social framework in place that has provided education and health care for many of its' people. It has also had (limited) success in overcoming the caste system. It provided a framework for the government to move toward a free society without falling into communism. All of the above ha…
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The effects of imperialism are both positive and negative. The positive effects are banning inhumane traditional practices such as sati and the dowry system, promoting widow remarriage and prohibiting child marriage. The negative effects are that Britain caused the traditional industries to crash. A…
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Are we SURE it is Italian? The Diamond Skeet guns I have seen are Miroku. Can you check and email us ALL of the markings on the gun, as well as the following information:1) Top lever spring type (MOST IMPORTANT) (2) We need info on whether your gun is Chas Daly, or actual Miroku, possibly verified b…
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The British who colonized India had a very formalized sense of White racial superiority and Desi (improperly called "Brown people") inferiority. It was believed that Indians could, at best, emulate the British and those who did would be called "civilized". Racial discrimination was especially intens…
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Hindus celebrate birthdays Yes, I do believe Hindus celebrate birthdays, eg. Lord Krishna's "Janam Ashmi" or birthdate (appearance).  I celebrate my birthday and so does my whole family. 
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Genghis Khan was born on May 31, 1162.
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Experts speculate 30,000-15,000 years ago. Many Native American tribes believe they were created on the North American Continent.
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She's mature enough to make her own mind up. If you take it to court - the judge WILL listen to her, and take into account the mental cruelty her father is meting out.
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Answer They use regular trees.
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Akbar was the greatest Mughal Emperor of India who ruled from 1556 to 1605. He is celebrated for his policy of giving due honor to the Hindus (the original inhabitants of India) and uniting them with Muslims. He married Rajput (Hindu) Princess Harka Bai (often mistaken for Jodha Bai). Under his patr…
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The Aryan Society is what is known as 'The Perfect German'. This consists of blond hair, blue eyes, white Caucasian, and being a full blood German. :)
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James Naismith started basketball(November 6, 1861 - November 28, 1939) was a Canadian and naturalized American sports coach and innovator. Naismith invented the sport of basketball in 1891 and is often credited with introducing the first football helmet. Naismith wrote the original basketball ruleb…
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Answer Coastal Villages started collecting salt, and it was sold on the streets. Tens of thousands of Indians were also imprisoned as Gandhi's campaign was gaining force.
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He was literally shattered. She was his life long partner. Although they did not always agree they were still there for each other. Perhaps it was also a symbol of changes to come.
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The Monarch is the head of state (and therefore the head of British government). Technically, it is the monarch who appoints the Prime Minister, who de facto runs the country.
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Answer He sought peaceful ways to oppose British authorities. Gandhi advocated civil disobedience and passive resistance to British rule. A famous instance involved the sale of salt. The British gave a company a monopoly licence for the sale of salt, and made it illegal for anyone else to suppl…
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Because Punjab Province rules the pakistan and harrapa is in Punjab Provicne thats why they promote harrappa otherwise 70% of indus valley sites including Moenjodaro are in Sindh and Balochistan Province
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Answer In parts of India, women's rights matter little; and in other parts of India, women's rights have improved. Answer (expanded version) Because of globalization and a larger percentage of women entering the workforce, the perceived value of the woman has extended beyond the realms of …
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Perhaps the most well-known of China's ancient sages, Confucius (circa 551-480 BC/BCE) was in his own lifetime respected for his diligent service as a government official, his personal character, and his educational and intellectual abilities, along with his wisdom-filled writings. In later ages, hi…
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Answer westernization
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Answer Improved social, economic and educational opportunities for US farm farmilies. rural cooperatives.
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Answer Because the erstwhile Kings did not have unity among themselves and fought independently against the British and thus they lost the war.
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India is ranked 7th in land area.
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Ans: Kshatriyas....puragiri kshatriyas(perika) and Kshatriyas all are one
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Traditionally, the red bindi (or sindhur) was worn only by the married Hindu women, but now it has become a part of women's fashion. Traditionally, the red dot is made up of bovine blood and dirt (earth), however, even this has changed in that many women wear a jewel (authentic gemstone or otherwise…
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Varied you can get many sizes but most usual in 44 inches. OR: The length of a fencing sword varies, and depends on your age and size. It also depending on a sword type. Katana is about 40 inches, rapier 40-44 inches, longsword 42-50 inches , one handed medieval sword: 32-39 inches, duelling sabre…
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In India, if you are really wish to learn Astrology, i would like to recommend the name of an astrologer Sai Upasak ji and if your search is regarding true predictions you may contact him.
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Indians consume milk on a daily basis, and the cow as a provider of milk, is equated to one's mother (hence the expression Gomäta = mother cow). Traditionally, Indians had cows in every household. They were part of the family, with names and personalities. Just like one would not hurt/eat their pet…
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it nearly helped em gain their inderpendance. they donated more than 1.5 million men
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As was the case for most countries that came under the ownership of a European country, Brazil was impacted by imperialism. First of all, the language, Portuguese, came from the European country of Portugal. Many aspects of European culture were passed on, including that of Carnival, perhaps Brazil'…
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Muhammad Qasim Nanotowi
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Agriculture: Agriculture was the main occupation of the Indus Valley people. Crops such as wheat, barley, peas and bananas were raised. In the olden days, there was enough rain in that region and occasional floods brought a great deal of fertile soil to the area. People used to plough the la…
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Jinah succeed to made Pakistan.it was impossible to made Pakistan but he made Pakistan with his intelligence.British,Hindus and Muslims were against the Jinah.The difference between Jinnah and Gandhi was intelligence.Jinah was too much intelligent then Gandhi.
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Well As far as i Know, ISLAM enterd INDIA when the middle east tribes came to know our land ,where they can find food, wealth.The hunger for food & rich water resources made the middle east invaders(Muslims) enter IndiaIslam first came to India with Arab traders as early as the 7th century.
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This is a matter of opinion, but Africa is the main contender for this title.
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Indira Gandhi, then prime minister of India was assassinated on 31 october,1984 by her own body guards, namely-Satwant Singh & Beant Singh.Remember to add trust points (below) after reading.
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She was assassinated by her two bodyguards, Beant Singh and Satwant Singh, in her home at New Delhi, Delhi, India. Once she was shot, she was taken to the hospital and died the same day, 31 October 1984 at the age of 66.
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Ghandi wife died cuz it was time 4 her to leave ghandi........:(
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Basketball was invented by james naismith in 1891.
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Mohandas Gandhi was assassinated by Nathuram Godse (or Ghodse) on 30 January 1948. http://www.answers.com/main/images/hook-topL.gif)">http://www.answers.com/main/images/hook-topL.gif); width: 67px; height: 24px; margin-left: 25px; position: relative; top: 10px"> Read more >> Options >…
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Babur was not content with ruling over the small kingdom of Farghana. He attacked Samarkand, but his uncles defeated him and he even lost his own kingdom Farghana. Thus, he became a wanderer. It was during this Period that he came to Kabul and captured it in 1504 and so came in touch with India whos…
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The economy of India was transformed by the British through new technology. The British brought new road network, the world's third largest railroad system, telephone and telegraph lines, irrigation canals, and other things that modernized India. Health and cleanliness also improved with the British…
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The British used mercantilism to control India. Indians would grow the necessary materials for making cloth, then they would ship them to Britain to get spun into cloth, then the clothes would be sold back to the Indian people. Britain put an unbearable tax on salt, but people had to purchase it bec…
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other races always question why black folks did not change the situation that they were in as slaves, not realizing that they were unable to. and even today, in this new day and age, other races are still questioning why black folks still have that "slave mentality", not realizing or trying to under…
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Yes. Since when is it okay to use another human being to do your work? and to beat them?! treat them INHUMAINLY. Its messed up.
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The Aryan race is a notion historically significant in European culture in the period of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It was about people who had blond hair and blue eyes which were ideal for Nazi Germans. It occurred before the WW2. Hitler thought that the people with blue eye…
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Indonesia has a lot of different characteristics, such as there are a bunch of different islands located there. There are also a lot of volcanoes, and earthquakes.
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First millennium BC. Based upon historical records that is more or less true. In between the periods of 950 BC until the Alexander's conquest near Indus river at or around 326 BC Magadha Dynasties were predominantly Hindu based and welcomed open debates and challenges to the beliefs of vedas [Altho…
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Through the British Raj, Education, The Zamindari system, Ownership of Land, Caste system, Indian civil service and transport.
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The colonization of India started when British set up East India company in India in 1600s.Actually the colonization of India started 1700s!!!The Colonization Of India is said to have started with the Portuguese in 1510.
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I searched online without success. You might try your public library in the emotional section and in the reference section.
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Food for Indians Although God has been very kind to India, & there is no dearth of food produced, the present Congress politicians & self styled leaders are corrupt. They monopolise the national resources, consequently the poor get NOTHING & have to starve. They must not be allowed to…
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india is rich in some places and poor in others most people thing ,indian people live in poverty but actually some people are really richkerala is a really rich state of india and thiers less poverty and get free education and health care
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The partition of Bengal, said Lord Curzon, was a "mere readjustment of administrative boundaries." The argument advanced in favour of the partition was that it would improve the administration of the two provinces. But there were some evil motives for this action. 1. To strike at the roots of Beng…
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INDIA - Independent National Democratic India
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Gandhi was a student of Hindu philosophy and was a British-educated lawyer. He was born into the business caste and his father held a position of some power and wealth. According to him, He tried to incorporate the teachings of "shrimat bhagvat gita" in his life.He was inspired by Lokmanya Bal Ganga…
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Pakistan, Bangladesh (East Pakistan), and India collectively were called the Sub-continent. The Muslims ruled Sub-Continent for almost 1000 years. At that time, Sub-Continent was referred as Hindustan (Farsi). India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh all together make Hindustan. Therefore, it is wrong to say…
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Origin of Sepoy came from Hindi word "Sepahi" which means a soldier or a cop No, a Sepoy is and Indian soldier serving under British command. They are also called 'Jawans'.
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India is developing country and not a poor country. Also it has one of the most promising and resilient economy. One of the main reasons why India is a developing country and not a developed country is because of British colonization which stole many of India's precious resources such as diamonds an…
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Answer It exceeds 3.5 million Active and Reserve servicemen and ranks number five in total available military troops. India has the third strongest armed forces in the world after the U.S. and China.However, it is still in debate because India and China are developing so fast and purchasing and …
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Guru Nanak Dev died on September 22, 1539 at the age of 70.
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today India is a very poor country with little resources and is divided by how the people live and how much of an income they make
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there are 41,008,227 people in Columbia overall.this information is from the year of 2002
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Advances in transportation. India benefited as it has made roads, tunnels, railways, shipyards and a lot of different things. Most important it made education more accessible. So it certainly benefited by being in the British empire!
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Gandhi helped to make India independent.
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The first explorers from Portugal arrived in Calicut, Kerala in India in 1498 led by the explorer Vasco da Gama in search for new trade routes and the famed Indian spices. The exploration was authorized by the Crown of Portugal Look at Related Links for more Information  Old AnswersThe Crown…
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Sir Agha Khan from the Muslim league was the only member who attended all three round table conferences of 1930-1932. Mathma Gandhi did not attend the first and third conference, and Jinnah was absent from the third conference. Even the head of the conference was different in the third conference.
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Economic reasons and those reasons only find out more when you type in did great Britain help or hurt India on Google Britain wanted more raw materials and they knew India had vast amounts. Britain wanted to trade cotton for spices from Indonesia but Britain didnt have cotton. So they took over Ind…
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Singapore was under British rule from 1819 till 1963. (It was taken by the Japanese early in 1942 but reverted to British rule in 1945). Singapore only officially became a British colony in August 1824. Before that, the British only had the rights to start a trading settlement. The Sultan at that t…
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Guru Nanak died on 22 September 1539 at the age of 70 years old in Kartarpur, Mughal Empire.
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It was revealed from Allah (God) to Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him).
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Advantages and Disadvantages of imperialism:- Gained land and resources for the British empire.- Showed power Superiority over the Indians and other nations.- Forced many countries evolve to Western Standards destroying native culture.- Helped countries Economy, destroying the economy of the invaded…
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Yes, he/she is.The appointment is by UPSC, on behalf of the president of India.its just that they report to different ministries for day to day functions.IAS officers to 'ministry of personnel', IPS to home ministry, IFS to ministry of external affairs, IFoS to ministry of environment and forests an…
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The similarities between India and Lebanon are several. First, they are both located in Asia. Second, is that they both contain people that are from either Christianity or Islam. Third, is that in both countries, there are people who speak English and/or French.
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i remember durign the gulf war my uncle drove his car crossing Pakistan to finally India ...over then it took him alomost a month to reach
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BANGLADESH was separated from Pakistan on 16 DECEMBER 1971.
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Age-old social institutions are being replaced by modern institutions even in villages and remote areas. Family structure, village power-structure, bondages of castes, cultural values, institutions like marriage, peer-group, reference groups etc. are in the process of transformation in accordance wi…
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Sohal is a last name, but Jatt is a caste, not a surname. so Sohal is a jatt last name, who are thought to have descended from the Turks and originate from Amritsar and Gurdaspur, although they are all over Punjab (both Pakistan and India) and can be Sikh or Muslim
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