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Modernity, Citizenship, and Hindu Nationalism: Hindu Mahasabha and Its ‘Reorientation’ Debate, 1947–52

Sekhar Bandyopadhyay

in Religion and Modernity in India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199467785
eISBN:
9780199087631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467785.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History

The chapter questions the secular–communal binary in analysing the ideological dilemmas of the Hindu Mahasabha immediately after Independence and Partition in India. The Working Committee of the ... More


The Hindu Mahasabha

Jagannath Prasad Misra

in Madan Mohan Malaviya and the Indian Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463756
eISBN:
9780199086405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463756.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on Madan Mohan Malaviya’s relationship with the Hindu Mahasabha. It begins with an overview of activities of the Hindu Sabhas’ activities and goes on to discuss Malaviya’s ... More


Victory of Symbol Over Substance: Final Phase of the Hindu Code Bill Controversy

Chitra Sinha

in Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The process of culmination of the debate in the political sphere tracing the developments relating to the Hindu Code Bill during 1952 to 1956 is dealt with in this chapter of the book. This phase ... More


Communal Award and After

Jagannath Prasad Misra

in Madan Mohan Malaviya and the Indian Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463756
eISBN:
9780199086405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463756.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines Madan Mohan Malaviya’s disagreement with the Indian National Congress over the Communal Award. Discussions with Congress leaders in the early months of 1934 convinced Mahatma ... More


The Politics of Exclusion: 1936–46

Sabyasachi Bhattacharya

in The Defining Moments in Bengal: 1920–1947

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198098942
eISBN:
9780199083039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098942.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

The politics of Bengal between 1936 and 1946 is the subject of this chapter with special attention to three trends: the increasing strength of the Muslim League during the League ministries, the ... More


Drafting a New Nation

Haimanti Roy

in Partitioned Lives: Migrants, Refugees, Citizens in India and Pakistan, 1947-65

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081777
eISBN:
9780199081875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081777.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter looks in detail the various demands placed by leading political parties on how the border should drawn once the decision to partition had been taken. In addition it looks at petitions ... More


Madan Mohan Malaviya and the Indian Freedom Movement

Jagannath Prasad Misra

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463756
eISBN:
9780199086405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463756.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book explores Madan Mohan Malaviya’s long-term involvement in the politics of Indian nationalism. Drawing on a variety of sources ranging from public documents to the private papers of other ... More


Two Coalitions and Three Moments of Failure: 1937–45

Semanti Ghosh

in Different Nationalisms: Bengal, 1905-1947

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199468232
eISBN:
9780199087389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468232.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter argues that although the new electoral politics of the province opened up new forces of inter-community negotiations or new horizons for the region–nation, the latter experienced a ... More


Secular Projects and Student Politics: “Vande Mataram” in Hyderabad

Kavita Saraswathi Datla

in The Language of Secular Islam: Urdu Nationalism and Colonial India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836092
eISBN:
9780824871208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836092.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the Urdu language's position in relation to other vernacular languages by focusing on the first large-scale student protest at Osmania University that took place in 1938. It ... More


Conclusion

Jagannath Prasad Misra

in Madan Mohan Malaviya and the Indian Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463756
eISBN:
9780199086405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463756.003.0012
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book has explored the nature of India’s struggle for independence by focusing on Madan Mohan Malaviya’s role in the freedom movement. It has addressed questions such as whether Malaviya’s career ... More


Politics Calling

B. R. Nanda

in The Nehrus: Motilal and Jawaharlal: With a New Preface

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693430
eISBN:
9780199081387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693430.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter looks at Motilal’s term in the Moderate party. It first examines his presidential speech for the third United Provinces Social Conference, where he talked about social reform and the ... More


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