Punjabi Suba
geographical name see Punjab 4

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Punjabi language — ਪੰਜਾਬੀ, پنجابی, Panjābī The word Punjabi in Gurmukhi, Shahmukhi and Devanagari Spoken …   Wikipedia

  • Khalistan movement — The Khalistan movement is a movement in Indian Punjab to create The Land of the Pure as an independent Sikh state in all Punjabi speaking areas, which include Indian Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and some other Punjabi speaking parts of… …   Wikipedia

  • Harjinder Singh Dilgeer — (or Harajindara Siṅgha Dilagīra) is a writer on Sikh culture and history.[1] Dilgeer wrote about the concept and the history of Akal Takht Sahib,[2] Sikh culture, Shiromani Akali Dal, the history of Anandpur Sahib, and Kiratpur Sahib. The Sikh… …   Wikipedia

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  • Sikhism — /see kiz euhm/, n. the religion and practices of the Sikhs. [SIKH + ISM] * * * Indian monotheistic religion founded in the late 15th century by Guru Nanak. Most of its 18 million members, called Sikhs, live in the Punjab, the site of their… …   Universalium

  • Mazhabi — Sikh Classification Sikh Churas[1] Religions Sikhism Languages Punjabi Populated States Punjab region, Rajastan, Kashmir A Mazhabi Sikh (also spelt as Mazbhi, Mazbi, Majhabhi or Majabhi) is a memb …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Punjab — The first known use of the word Punjab is in the book Tarikh e Sher Shah Suri (1580), which mentions the construction of a fort by Sher Khan of Punjab . The first mentioning of the Sanskrit equivalent of Punjab , however, occurs in the great epic …   Wikipedia

  • Punjab insurgency — The insurgency in the Indian state of Punjab originated in the late 1970s. There roots of the insurgency were very complex. Roots of Insurgency Punjabi Suba MovementPunjab, after Indian independence, had large Hindi speaking areas in the south… …   Wikipedia

  • Punjab — or Panjab geographical name 1. region NW Indian subcontinent in Pakistan & NW India occupying valleys of the Indus & its five tributaries; formerly a province of British India capital Lahore 2. (or East Punjab) former state NW India in E Punjab… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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