A. G. Noorani

in The Muslims of India

Published in print June 2004 | ISBN: 9780195670561
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080618 | DOI:

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This introductory chapter knits together the various documents presented in this book, drawing attention to the major themes. These documents record how the Muslims of India responded when the country was partitioned into two states, India and Pakistan, upon the attainment of independence from British rule, on 15 August 1947.

Keywords: Muslims; India; documents; Partition; Pakistan

Chapter.  14175 words. 

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