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70 years after Pakistan-India split, Sikhs search for home
In the 70 years since Partition they have waged a secessionist uprising in India demanding outright independence for India's Punjab state where they dominate. The CIA Factbook estimates that 3.6 percent of Pakistan's 180 million people are non-Muslims, including Sikhs, Christians and Hindus. It no longer resembled a house of worship, but Singh said it was once a vibrant gurdwara attended by hundreds of Sikhs. The tribal regions were gradually overtaken by Taliban and in 2013 several Sikhs were killed, their limbs severed.
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