Political Strategy for Grievance Redressal

A. G. Noorani

in The Muslims of India

Published in print June 2004 | ISBN: 9780195670561
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080618 | DOI:
Political Strategy for Grievance Redressal

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This chapter presents several documents focusing on efforts to addresses the grievances of Indian Muslims. Some of these include Muslim leaders’ decry over the suspension of various civil liberties during the Emergency; Communist Party of India highlighting Muslim grievances; resolutions of the Milli Convention; Government of India establishing a Minorities Commission; Prime Minister Desai’s concession that Muslims were inadequately represented in police forces; and Indira Gandhi letter to Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid.

Keywords: civil liberties; Communist Party of India; Milli Convention; Minorities Commission; Indira Gandhi; Shahi Imam

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