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Explained: The History Of Sikhism In Afghanistan

Aug 31, 2021, 9:45 PM IST

Following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, questions are being raised if the once thriving Sikh community in the war-torn country could be on the verge of its end.

Even as India evacuates hundreds of Afghan Sikhs, several prominent spiritual and political leaders are claiming this movement as 'end of an era'.

What's fascinating about the Sikhism in Afghanistan is that, the community is as old as the religion, which dates back to the 15th century - even before Maharaja Ranjit Singh's reign.

Watch this video as we trace back the history of Sikhism in the country.

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