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Before Sikhism, which religion did most people of Punjab belonged to?

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Jainism
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Islam
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Buddhism
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Hinduism
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Solution

The correct option is D Hinduism
The people of Punjab before Sikhism followed many different religions. However, during Guru Nanak’s period, many people in Punjab were Hindus. The Hindus were divided into three sects, namely, the Vaishnava Sect, the Shaiva sect and the Shakti sect. There were people of different religious faith, too like Jainism and Buddhism.

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