Type
Part or chapter of a book
Title
Bhopal Muslims: besieged in the old city?
In
Muslims in Indian cities: trajectories of marginalisation
Author(s)
JAFFRELOT Christophe - Centre de recherches internationales (Publishing director)
WÜLBERS Shazia Aziz - (Author)
GAYER Laurent - (Publishing director)
JAFFRELOT Christophe - (Publishing director)
Editor
Columbia University Press
Pages
159 - 188 p.
ISBN
9780231703086
Keywords
India, Bhopal, Muslims
Abstract
EN
Before 1947, Bhopal was known as the second largest Muslim state after Hyderabad. Its rulers left an ambivalent legacy so far as the Hindu-Muslim relations were concerned. The city was not a riot-prone area and it never became one. But Muslims were at its helm anyway until the Nawab was in office and this balance of power gave this community a special status...

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