A shared Y-chromosomal heritage between Muslims and Hindus in India

  title={A shared Y-chromosomal heritage between Muslims and Hindus in India},
  author={Ramana V Gutala and Denise R. Carvalho-Silva and Li Jin and Brynd{\'i}s Yngvad{\'o}ttir and Vasanthi Avadhanula and Khaja Nanne and Lalji Singh and R. Murgai S. Chakraborty and Chris Tyler-Smith},
  journal={Human Genetics},
Arab forces conquered the Indus Delta region in 711 AD and, although a Muslim state was established there, their influence was barely felt in the rest of South Asia at that time. By the end of the tenth century, Central Asian Muslims moved into India from the northwest and expanded throughout the subcontinent. Muslim communities are now the largest minority religion in India, comprising more than 138 million people in a predominantly Hindu population of over one billion. It is unclear whether… CONTINUE READING


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