ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Punjab Fading of Sikh Diaspora

particular state, small ethnic groups exist next to the dominant group, they too must have a place in the sun; they could be barely six hundred thousand, as in the hills of Darjeeling, or four million, as with the Bodos in Assam, they must nonetheless be assured of their full democratic rights within the portals of the union of India. How do such nice sentiments go with the assertion that we hold on to Kashmir at whatever cost, period, the wishes and predilections of the people of the valley do not matter?

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