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Siklīgar Sikhs are traditionally occupied in the manufacture of weapons such as kirpān (sword), khañjar (dagger), nezā (spear), cakar (round missile…

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Himadri Banerjee, “Siklīgars”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Sikhism Online, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Gurinder Mann Singh, Kristina Myrvold, Eleanor Nesbitt. Consulted online on 24 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170712

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