No country in the world matches India in its diversity. It has more than six hundred eighty-seven million Hindus, more than one hundred million Muslims, more than nineteen million Christians, more than sixteen million Sikhs, more than nine million Buddhists and Jains, and just under half a million Zoroastrians. Although the religious minorities are spread throughout the country, most of them are concentrated in a small number of states and constitute powerful political presences.
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