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

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Nationalism and Communalism

Moin Shakir Nationalism and Communal Politics in India by Mushirul Hasan Manchar, 1979; pp 372, Rs 75. MUSHIRUL HASAN has attempted to deal with the nature of communal politics in the 1920s, The basic concern of the book is "to examine the relationship between the Indian National Congress and various Muslim groups" in the context of the national and the provincial attitudes of the Indian National Congress and against the background of the economic and educational status of the different communities in the regions. He has selected and concentrated on three province's, i e, Bengal, Punjab and UP, where the Muslims formed 54, 55.33 and 14 per cent of the population, respectively.

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