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Khalistan movement

Sikh separatist movement in the Punjab region

Khalistan movement
Khalistan movement

The Khalistan movement is a separatist movement seeking to create a homeland for Sikhs by establishing an ethno‚Äźreligious sovereign state called Khalistan in the Punjab region. The proposed boundaries of Khalistan vary between different groups; some suggest the entirety of the Sikh-majority Indian state of Punjab, while larger claims include Pakistani Punjab and other parts of North India such as Chandigarh, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh. Shimla and Lahore have been proposed as the capital of Khalistan.

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