Communalism in India

October 27, 2016

Communalism in India has developed through a long and complex process bearing burden of history and sectarian politics. Burden of History To begin with, the seeds of communal violence were sown by the British implementing the policy of ‘divide and rule’. To achieve the objectives of such policy, they...

Rise of Separatist Trends and Origin of Muslim League

October 20, 2011

The seeds of Muslim communalism were sown by Syed Ahmed Khan, who remained loyal to the British in 1857 mutiny. He was suspicious of the Indian National Movement under Congress and called the Muslims to remain loyal to the British Raj. He was of the belief that the Muslim share...