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New PDF release: At Home in India: The Muslim Saga

By Salman Khurshid

ISBN-10: 9381398984

ISBN-13: 9789381398982

A complete, definitive and forceful account – by way of a witness to fresh background within the making – which highlights the truth that Muslims do think at domestic in India and likewise offers infrequent insights into their proposal approaches, their aspirations and their problems
As a former Union minister who has held numerous an important portfolios, Salman Khurshid, at the foundation of his large and sundry event, recounts how Muslims in India settle for this state as their very own regardless of many provocations and allegations doubting their patriotism. within the method, he reinforces his contentions by means of delivering a number of real-life examples of ways the group has proved its dedication and strength through making titanic contributions in just about all fields. This well timed quantity, which covers a large span from the past due 19th century to the current, brings out succinctly the pivotal roles performed by way of a galaxy of distinct Indian Muslims.

The writer describes how the Aligarh Muslim collage in Uttar Pradesh and the Jamia Millia Islamia (Delhi) got here into being and the way a lot of their alumni grew to become a part of the liberty circulate and made honest efforts at fostering and conserving communal concord. Post-Independence, Salman Khurshid emphasizes the significance of remarkable Muslim leaders who served as position versions for the more youthful new release.

The writer doesn't shrink back from hypersensitive concerns comparable to terrorism, communal riots, a Uniform Civil Code, present-day Muslim management (or loss of) and where of girls in Islam, with a spotlight at the Shah Bano case. He underscores the importance of the ‘trust deficit’ at the a part of Muslims vis-à-vis the police (based on a contemporary record of the directors-general of police from assorted states) and spotlights the July 2014 verdict of the preferrred courtroom with reference to the Shariat and fatwas. He rounds off the booklet with an research of what the long run may well carry after the hot victory of the Bharatiya Janata occasion and its allies within the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Salman Khurshid tackles each subject with candour, sensitivity and forthrightness.

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