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What is the Khalistan movement? How is it linked to India-Canada tensions?

As row over killing of Sikh separatist Hardeep Singh Nijjar continues, Al Jazeera visually explains the history of the movement.

A row between India and Canada surrounding Sikh independence, commonly referred to as the Khalistan movement, continues to cause tensions.

Last week, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accused India of playing a role in the killing of Sikh separatist leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar, who was shot dead in June in British Columbia state.

The Indian government has dismissed Ottawa’s allegations as “absurd”.

In this infographic series, Al Jazeera takes a look at the…

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