SIKH TRIBES IGNORED
Most of the Sikhs will be surprised to know that they number above 12 crores as can be seen from the following table.
|1.||Local||Punjab,Kashmir,Haryana,delhi&areas around it||2 crores|
|2.||Sikligar||Maharashtra,Andhra,karnatka,M.P,Rajasthan,Gujrat etc||4 crores|
|4.||Satnamias||Chatisgarh,Jharkhand,Bengal,Mdhya pradeshetc||1 crore|
|6.||Assami||20 villages of assam||20,000|
|7.||Bihari||Kishanganj and patna,bihar etc||20,000|
|9.||Lamas||Karmapa and Naingmapa tribes of Tibet origin||1lac|
|10.||Sindhi||Maharashtra,Gujrat,rajasthan etc.||2 lacs|
|11.||Foreigners||Canada,England,America,Thailand,Malyasia and Africa||10 lacs
|12.||Other sikhs||*||10 lacs|
*Other Sikhs include Namdhari, Rahdaswami, Sehajhari, Satkartari, Gangushahi,Suthreshahi, Nirmala, Ramdasia, Ramraia, Bandai, Niranjamas, Mahima shahi, Singhji, Nankshai, Bihari Brandavani Hiradasi, Gulabdasi, Gahir Gambhiri sikhs etc.
Out of these four crore are Sikligars, five crore Vanjara sikhs and one crore Satnami Sikhs in India who are living below poverty line. These Sikhs are scattered in the states of Karnataka, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar, Tamilnadu, Maharashtra, Jammu and kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Uttarpradesh, Rajasthan, Gujrat, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Chattisgarh and Jharkhand.
People from England and scottland visited Punjab and Central India along with the representatives of sikh institutions of Punjab.