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A Comparative Study Of Arya Samaj And Singh Sabha Movement In Punjab

Sukhjit Kaur
Desh Bhagat University

The state of Punjab also labeled as the Gateway of India has been acknowledged by different names since ancient times. The term Punjab consists of two Persian words i.e. PANJ (five) and AAB (water). It means that the five rivers-the Sutlej, the Beas, the Ravi, the Chenab and the Jhelum- originating from the Himalayas which flow through the fertile land of Punjab. In Rigveda it has been described as Sapt-Sindhu i.e. the land of seven rivers, the Sutlej, the Beas, the Ravi, the Chenab, the Jhelum, the Sindhu and the Saraswati.

Bengal peasantry and indias partition 1937 1947

Pintu Roy
Gauhati University