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The Muslims of India: A Documentary Record

A.G. Noorani

Abstract

This book presents important documents recording the reactions of Muslims in the aftermath of the Independence and Partition of India, and in the subsequent fifty years. Besides key political developments, documents on topics such as Hindu revivalism and Muslim responses, the Babri Masjid question, the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Shah Bano case, Rajiv Gandhi’s discussions with Muslim leaders and the issue of personal laws, provide insights into Muslim participation in post-Independence polity and society. This book will interest scholars and students of modern Indian history and politics, jo ... More

Keywords: Muslims, India, Independence, Partition of India, post-Independence polity, Rajiv Gandhi, Shah Bano case, Hindu revivalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780195670561
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670561.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

A.G. Noorani, editor
Supreme Court of India, and a leading constitutional expert

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