The Russian blood shed in Asia, on the shores of the Araks and the Caspian Sea, is no less precious than that shed in Europe on the shores of Moscow and the Seine, and the bullets of the Gauls and Persians cause the same suffering - Kotlyarevsky
Mohandas Gandhi wanted Union Jack as part of Indian flag. He said "But what is wrong with having the Union Jack in a corner of our flag?.. we must also take note of the virtues of the British…If I had the power that I once had I would have taken the people to task for it."
Before their conversion, the Nuristanis practiced a form of ancient Hinduism. Non-Muslim religious practices endure in Nuristan today to some degree as folk customs. In their native rural areas, they are often farmers, herders, and dairymen.