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We call ourselves Tamilian Punjabis

Chennai, India: They may have nothing in common with people here, but most of the 300-odd Sikh families that reside in Chennai identify themselves with the local culture. “I can speak Tamil very fluently and know a smattering of Malayalam as well. So I am both an Iyer Punjabi and Menon Punjabi,” jokes Balbir Singh Lota, general secretary of Sri Guru ...

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