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The '''Rashtriya Sikh Sangat''' is an arm of the right-wing Hindu-nationalist [[Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)]] in India. It is perceived as one among the several subsidiaries of RSS that operate in the state of Punjab to further the [[Sikhi & RSS|anti-Sikh propaganda of the RSS]].
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The '''Rashtriya Sikh Sangat''' is an arm of the right-wing Hindu-nationalist [[Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh]] (RSS) in India. It is perceived as one among the several subsidiaries of RSS that operate in the state of Punjab to further the [[Sikhi & RSS|anti-Sikh propaganda of the RSS]].
  
 
A 2002 claim by RSS that "Sikhs are Hindus" led to an outcry among Sikhs.<ref>{{cite journal|last=Rambachan |first=Anantanand |authorlink=Anantanand Rambachan |title=The Co-existence of Violence and Non-Violence in Hinduism |journal=The Ecumenical Review |volume=55 |page=2003 |url=http://www.wou.edu/~khes/geog451/hindu_violence.pdf |format=PDF |accessdate=4 April 2008 |deadurl=yes |archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20080226232713/http://www.wou.edu/~khes/geog451/hindu_violence.pdf |archivedate=February 26, 2008 }}</ref> In 2004 the leader of the [[Akal Takht]] stated that the Sangat was "Anti-Sikh", and forbade all Sikhs from having any association with it.
 
A 2002 claim by RSS that "Sikhs are Hindus" led to an outcry among Sikhs.<ref>{{cite journal|last=Rambachan |first=Anantanand |authorlink=Anantanand Rambachan |title=The Co-existence of Violence and Non-Violence in Hinduism |journal=The Ecumenical Review |volume=55 |page=2003 |url=http://www.wou.edu/~khes/geog451/hindu_violence.pdf |format=PDF |accessdate=4 April 2008 |deadurl=yes |archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20080226232713/http://www.wou.edu/~khes/geog451/hindu_violence.pdf |archivedate=February 26, 2008 }}</ref> In 2004 the leader of the [[Akal Takht]] stated that the Sangat was "Anti-Sikh", and forbade all Sikhs from having any association with it.

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The Rashtriya Sikh Sangat is an arm of the right-wing Hindu-nationalist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in India. It is perceived as one among the several subsidiaries of RSS that operate in the state of Punjab to further the anti-Sikh propaganda of the RSS.

A 2002 claim by RSS that "Sikhs are Hindus" led to an outcry among Sikhs.[1] In 2004 the leader of the Akal Takht stated that the Sangat was "Anti-Sikh", and forbade all Sikhs from having any association with it.

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