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Turks in India

Turks in India
Total population
126 (2001 census)[1]
est. 250[2]
Languages
Turkish, Urdu, Hindi
Religion
Islam

Turks in India comprise migrants from Turkey living in India, and their descendants. In the 1961 census, 58 people stated that their mother tongue was Turkish.[3] According to the 2001 census, 126 residents of India stated their place of birth as Turkey.[1] In a state visit during early 2010, Prime Minister Abdullah Gul of Turkey met Turks living in India and handed out Hindi–Turkish dictionaries to students of Turkish schools in India.[4]

Notable people

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Census India 2001. "POPULATION CLASSIFIED BY PLACE OF BIRTH AND SEX". Retrieved 2008-10-29. 
  2. ^ Mehmet Ozkan (2010). "Can the Rise of ‘New’ Turkey Lead to a ‘New’ Era in India-Turkey Relations?". New Delhi: Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses. p. 10. 
  3. ^ Census India 1961. "MOTHER TONGUES OF INDIA ACCORDING TO THE 1961 CENSUS". Retrieved 2009-03-19. 
  4. ^ "India, Turkey cement ties on terrorism, and technology". Today's Zaman. 2010-02-10. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
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