Mobilization for Redress of Grievances

A. G. Noorani

in The Muslims of India

Published in print June 2004 | ISBN: 9780195670561
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080618 | DOI:
Mobilization for Redress of Grievances

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This chapter presents several documents relating to the deterioration of communal relations in some states which culminated in riots. These documents include Dr Syed Mahmud’s moves for the Muslim Convention; Jayaprakash Narayan’s letter to the Speaker of both Houses of Parliament on the spread of communal riots; The Hindustan Times editorial of 11 February 1967 and the chief minister of West Bengal, Siddhartha Shankar Ray’s plea, on 2 January 1975, for recruitment of Muslims in the police force; Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah’s message to Indian Muslims; and West Bengal Chief Minister’s assurance to meet major Muslim demands.

Keywords: communal relations; Syed Mahmud Jayaprakash Narayan; Siddhartha Shankar Ray; Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah

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