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Muslim Politics in Bihar
Changing Contours

ISBN 9780367176747
Published April 25, 2019 by Routledge India
396 Pages

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Book Description

This book studies the engagement of various Muslim communities with Bihar politics from colonial times to present-day India. It debunks several myths in highlighting Muslim resistance to the Two-Nation theory, and counters theIsolation Syndrome faced by Muslim communities after Independence. Using rare archival sources and hitherto unexamined Ur

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Community Consensus: An Overview of Muslims in Bihar Politics until 1940 2. The Polarizing Texture of Bihar Politics: A Survey till 1940 3. From Alienation to Exodus, 1940 47 4. Muslim Resistance to the Two-Nation Theory: Bihar, 1940 47 5. Language Politics as a Tool of Empowerment: Political Landscape of Urdu in Bihar after Independence, 1947 89 6. Quest for Social and Gender Justice: Bihar Muslims since 1990s 7. Conclusion. Bibliography. About the Author. Index

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