ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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LUCKNOW-Courting the Courtiers

August 19, 1972 The Town's tall, three-storeyed Jama Masjid, with its aged paralytic Imam in it, was set on fire. Islamia College, which catered to 60 per cent Hindu students, was completely destroyed, the whole building being burnt quite systematically. All this, while there was complete curfew in the town with orders to 'shoot at sight' and the PAC supposedly on guard at these buildings as elsewhere.

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