Posts tagged ‘DNA’

December 4, 2012

Untouchable Gypsies

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A new genetic study has confirmed what was long-known: Roma gypsies are descendents of Indians but a new revelation is that they in fact share almost identical DNA with the untouchable caste of India.

It is believed that the untouchables fled India, the part of Punjab now in Pakistan, when Hinduism collapsed in the region over a thousand years ago.

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