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Challenges to Islam in India

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780195689440
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080342 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.003.0018
Challenges to Islam in India

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This interview focuses on the challenges faced by Islam in India. Islam is practised and perceived in a number of ways in India, and its history is well over a thousand years old. In the course of his interview, Mushirul Hasan evaluates the challenges faced by Islam as emanating due to the constantly shifting national and international state of affairs in India. He also looks at the different political and historical reasons of the double discriminations experienced by Muslims, looks at the concept of Muslimophobia, and shows what it means to be a secular Muslim in modern India.

Keywords: Islam; Mushirul Hasan; Muslimophobia; Muslim; modern India

Chapter.  1974 words. 

Subjects: Indian Politics

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