Construction workers contribute significantly to the national formal economy, but themselves remain perennially informal. This needs to change.
Projects like the Baba Guru Nanak International University and Kartarpur Corridor for Sikh pilgrims can build bridges between the conflicting nations.
The three legends have come to signify the centripetal and centrifugal currents in Indian cosmopolitanism - an impulse that seems to be fast disappearing today.

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