It has the fourth highest number of followers in the country after the Hindus, Muslims and Christians.
Although the decadal growth rate of the Sikhs had slowed down, it may be an indication that the community is comparatively better off, more literate and has greater awareness than other communities.
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Areas of the state particularly notorious for drug consumption have been witnessing a mercurial rise in the number of divorces, and experts put this trend down to rampant abuse of methamphetamines and hallucinogens, among other drugs.
Chandigarh-based sexologist Dr Ambrish Singal confirms as much.
According to a report by HT, a lot of reasons like delayed release of funds, poor utilization, non-compliance and lack of proper monitoring are responsible for the scheme’s failure.