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Already in the 19th century Sweden procured knowledge of the Sikhs and Punjab through different writers and travelers enmeshed in orientalism, but it was not until the 1970s that a noticeable immigration of Sikhs began. Although Sweden does not register the population by religion because of the constitutional freedom …

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Kristina Myrvold, “Sweden”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Sikhism Online, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Gurinder Mann Singh, Kristina Myrvold, Eleanor Nesbitt. Consulted online on 23 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170712

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