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Prodded by Sikhs’ high body, Punjab villages start tearing down caste walls

In India’s Punjab, a state with a high population of Sikhs, an effort is under way to end centuries of caste discrimination. The effort is being led by gurdwara (Sikh temple) committees, which are working with local people to end this practice. In the Navi Basti area on the outskirts of Dhanaula town in Sangrur […]

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