UK submission, British India, Sikh community
On the death of the chief Ranjit, Sikhs states fell into chaos. In 1849 because of British colonization, Sikhs lost their independence after the battle of Gujrat. Sikhs nevertheless rallied to the British during the Indian Mutiny in 1857. These were mainly for them to annihilate the Northern Hindus who had allowed the annexation of the Sikhs. They took part in the assault of Delhi. It is through this service rendered Sikhs were able to obtain a place of honor in the army of British India (In the twentieth century the number of Sikhs engaged in the Indian Army was 35 000 men in 1915 and more 100 000 in 1918).
The British opened colleges and universities to provide access to education for the middle classes. Sikhs took advantage of this infrastructure quickly but feel threatened by the will of converting implanted Christian missions. Sikhs eventually create themselves their schools and colleges and also developed their own press, this in order to preserve cultural identity. Therefore after centuries of persecution, Sikhs had their fortunes with the glory of Ranjit leader. The Sikh community passed a vague and rudimentary organization to orderly and particular discipline. In short, we can say that all these steps in the evolution of the Sikh community make her a versatile company.
[...] Le Corbusier, a French architect, built in Chandigarh, the new capital in the Indian part of Punjab. In 1966, the region of Chandigarh was itself divided into two states with the Punjab Punjabi Sikh majority language) and Haryana with Hindi language. Nevertheless Chandigarh is still common capital to both states. Therefore the accomplished claims allowed Sikhs to find an official territory. The flight of Pakistan Attacks caravans Sikh terrorism Thirty years after the partition, Punjab regained its economic wealth, thanks to the green revolution. He had become the most prosperous state in India. [...]
[...] Therefore the idea of Sikh state returned to the charge; Khalistan. Sikhs do not lose their sense of identity to the risk of falling into terrorism. For example, October all persons because of a Hindu Sikhs were massacred by. The lack of industrialization of Punjab and the multiplication of schools so young graduates resulted in unemployment and discontent of this social group. The rise of the Akali Dal (Sikh former military section) worried Indira Gandhi (Prime Minister) who attempted to divide by promoting nationalist extremists. [...]
[...] But they were not listened to. Besides during a hunger strike launched by Gandhi April in Amritsar, the British fired on Sikh farmers. There were 379 dead and over 2,000 injured. It is because of this incident that Sikhs became aware of the precariousness of their situation. So in 1920 they created a central executive committee of the sanctuaries and a military section, the Akali Dal, which eventually become a real political party. The time of nationalist claims are becoming more and more pressing, Sikhs believed to be in a dead end in the case of the partition of India. [...]
[...] The UK submission On the death of the chief Ranjit, Sikhs states fell into chaos. In 1849 because of British colonization, Sikhs lost their independence after the battle of Gujrat. Sikhs nevertheless rallied to the British during the Indian Mutiny in 1857. These were mainly for them to annihilate the Northern Hindus who had allowed the annexation of the Sikhs. They took part in the assault of Delhi. It is through this service rendered Sikhs were able to obtain a place of honor in the army of British India (In the twentieth century the number of Sikhs engaged in the Indian Army was men in 1915 and more in 1918). [...]
[...] Sikhs suffered cruelly from the partition of India. This border was cutting Punjab in two and passed between Amritsar. Most Sikh neighborhoods were built in Pakistan. This forced a few weeks at 1.5 million Sikhs migrating to the Indian Punjab, due to the attacks of the Muslim League. They had to leave their ancestral lands, a real humiliation. The migration took place in appalling conditions with continuous attacks and looting caravans. Sikhs saw partition as an injustice, felt like left behind. [...]
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