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Various Islamic rulers controlled all of this area from 1192 until 1719, the Mughal dynasties taking control from the Sultanates in 1526. For this reason I think, the Islamic architectural style dominates the grand, historic buildings but because of partition, Muslims are less than twenty percent of the current population.

The Hindu sensibility is intensely decorative including statues, carvings, paintings, friezes etc. depicting all manner of gods, men and beasts. In the Islamic world no such representations are allowed so the decorations tend to focus on shapes and geometric patterns.
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