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Adjustment to the New Order

A. G. Noorani

in The Muslims of India

Published in print June 2004 | ISBN: 9780195670561
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080618 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670561.003.0002
Adjustment to the New Order

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This chapter presents several documents focusing on the efforts of Muslims to adjust to the new order. Some of these include Chaudhary Khaliquzzaman’s pledge of loyalty to the national flag; the Partition Council’s pledge for the protection of minorities; Jinnah’s advice to Coorg State Muslim delegation; Maulana Azad’s address to Delhi Muslims at Jama Masjid, Delhi, 23 October 19471; Gandhi’s advice to Indian Muslims delivered on 22 December 1947 in a post-prayer meeting; Maulana Azad’s call to Indian Muslims to dissolve the Muslim League and join the Congress; and the Indian Union Muslim Conference’s call to abjure communal politics.

Keywords: Muslims; India; Chaudhary Khaliquzzaman; Partition Council; Maulana Azad; Gandhi

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