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Hindu Revivalism and Muslim Reaction

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/9780195670561.003.0005
Hindu Revivalism and Muslim Reaction

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This chapter presents several documents focusing on the Muslim reaction to Hindu revivalism. Some of these are Muslim MPs’ memorandum to the Prime Minister on communal riots; Prime Minister’s decision to set up a panel for looking into Muslim grievances; The leader of the Mulk-o-Millat Bachao Tehrik General Shah Nawaz Khan’s letter to Prime Minister Indira Gandhi; Indira Gandhi’s fifteen-point scheme plan; Majlis-e-Mushawarat’s protest against restriction on prayers in mosques within protected monuments; and Atal Bihari Vajpayee criticism of Indira Gandhi for arousing Hindu communalism.

Keywords: Hindus; communal riots; General Shah Nawaz Khan; Indira Gandhi; Majlis-e-Mushawarat; Atal Bihari Vajpayee

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