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a member of an Indian religion that separated from Hinduism and was founded in the 16th century, that teaches monotheism and that has the Granth as its chief religious document, rejecting the authority of the Vedas
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Sikh

 

a follower of Sikhism. Most Sikhs are Punjabi in nationality and live mainly in the Indian state of Punjab, although Sikh groups are scattered over all of India, with major concentrations in the large cities. Sikhs are found also in the countries of Southeast Asia and Africa, on the Fiji Islands, and elsewhere. The total number of Sikhs is estimated at 10.4 million.

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Manmeet Singh, UNITED SIKHS counsel, said "Ever since the army grooming regulations were changed back in 1981, it's for the very first time that a court of law has granted relief to a Sikh on this issue.
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