Hindu

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Hindu

, Hindoo
1. a person who adheres to Hinduism
2. an inhabitant or native of Hindustan or India, esp one adhering to Hinduism
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They called on white, Sikh and Hindu people to consider returning to the inner cities to help create "genuinely mixed areas".
Mr Katwa, whose family originated from Mombassa, said there were Hindu people from all parts of the world and it was important for them to integrate and realise that they were all worshippers of the same religion.
On Sunday morning, the Hindu people came for a holy bath in the ocean," Gadelli said.
The future of a Teesside day centre for elderly Hindu people has been assured following a pounds 43,830 grant.
ELDERLY and disabled Hindu people can take advantage of a new support service for people who have suffered strokes.
Neither the neighbouring Hindu people nor the government administration ever objected to the use of loudspeakers during the midnight Mass.
He further stated that, Shahjahan tormented Hindu people and imprisoned his own father.
But, the Urdu speaking Muslims gradually captured that Hindu area after thwarting the Hindu people in various Islamic ways.
Every month there is an incident, like taking property of Hindu people or forced conversion of Hindu girls," Vankwani told AP.
He said that due to lack of funds the poor and needy Hindu people are still without financial aid and are facing problems.
Hindu people have a festival of light called Diwali, Jews have a festival of light called Hanukkah.
As Muslims presiding over a predominantly Hindu people, Akbar and his son Jahangir (r, 1605-27), who succeeded him, encouraged religious tolerance and "forged a syncretic ideology of kingship that would reflect the multicultural makeup of their growing empire, while promoting their own unifying image as divinely chosen rulers" for the new Muslim millennium that began during 1591-92.