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Bringing Alive the History and Forgotten Legacy of Sikhs in Pakistan

Amardeep Singh’s The Quest Continues: Lost Heritage – The Sikh legacy in Pakistan is a vivid reminder for Sikh enthusias...

At the peak of its powers, in the first half of the 19th century, the Sikh empire stretched from the Khyber Pass in the west to the edge of the Tibetan Plateau in the east, from Kashmir in the north to the confluence of the rivers in the Indus basin. The main geographical footprint included the Punj-Ab, or Five Rivers, from which the region derives its name, with Lahore at its focal centre. These were the golden years that saw Sikh heritage flourish in the form of various arts as well as the exquisite architecture of Gurudwaras and stately homes.