Freedom Movement and Indian Muslims

Freedom Movement and Indian Muslims

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Author: Santimoy Ray
Publisher: National Book Trust
Year: 2011
Language: English
Pages: 159
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788123761398


The book challenges the many prejudices that generate bias and hatred against the Indian Muslims, particularly their contentious role in India freedom movement and the rise of the Indian Muslim League. In doing so, it argues that many of them stem from the deliberate and diabolical policies of the British to divide the country along religious lines.

Through extensive research and rare archival records, the book looks at the role and contribution of Indian Muslims and their revolt against the British Colonial power right from the establishment of British rule after the Battle of Buxar to the achievement of Independence.



1. Revolt of Sannyasis and Fakirs (1763-1800)
2. Wahabi Revolt (1820-70)
3. The Phase of Emerging Nationalism (1857-1905)
4. Epoch of Armed Struggle (1900-37)
5. National Mass Struggle and Indian Muslims (1919-34)
6. National Mass Struggle and Indian Muslims (1934-47)


I. An Incomplete List of Muslim Martyrs in the Freedom Movement
II. Relevant Documents from Sedition Committee Report (1918) on the Muslim Participation in the Revolutionary Movement During the first world war
III. Extracts from The Swadeshi Movement in Bengal (1903-1908) by Sumit Sarkar