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History of Afghan Sikhs & Hindus

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A talk show on the History of Sikhs and Hindus from Afghanistan. Gaining understanding of their history, contributions and historical as well as contemporary challenges faced by this community. Expert opinions are expressed by 2 key Afghan Scholars: 1. Khajinder Singh, a Delhi based Afghan intellectual. After doing extensive research, he has written a book on the history of minorities in Afghanistan. He is currently Vice President of a Gurdwara in Delhi and appears regularly in Zee Punjabi TV in India. He is also one of the representatives of Afghan Refugees in India. Khajinder Singh Ji has, in past, put up a Photo Exhibition of Afghanistan in Delhi. 2. Dr Joginder Singh is an Afghan Sikh exiled in the UK. He is a former member of National Assembly of Afghanistan (Meshrano Jirga (Pashto: مشرانوجرګه)) equivalent to the Upper Houses of Parliament in UK. He is currently in process of establishing a UK division of Khalsa Diwan Afghanistan, a non-political body which concerns itself with Religious, Educational and Cultural issues. All activities of Khalsa Diwan Afghanistan are published in a fortnightly Punjabi newsletter called ''Khalsa Diwan Paigam''. This programme was shown LIVE in UK & Continental Europe on UK based Sikh Channel on Monday, 12th September 2011 at 21.00 GMT. See recent study by Roger Ballard - Consultant Anthropologist at Centre for Applied South Asian Studies in Britain. http://www.casas.org.uk/papers/pdfpapers/afghansikhs.pdf ਅਫਗਾਨੀਸਤਾਨ ਦੇ ਸਿੱਖਾਂ ਅਤੇ ਹਿੰਦੁਆਂ ਦਾ ਇਤਿਹਾਸ । अफगानिस्तान के सिखों और हिन्दुओं का इतिहास। تاریخ هندوان و سیکهـ های افغانستان Watch more videos on http://goo.gl/aHKWN