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Riding the Khilafat Tiger

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0014
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses Gandhi’s contribution to the Khilafat agitation. It looks at his interest in the agitation and the influence of his non-cooperation movement. It shows that while the Indian ... More


Is Gandhi Still Relevant?

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in Talking Politics: Bhikhu Parekh in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071549
eISBN:
9780199081349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071549.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter focuses on Parekh’s views on Mahatma Gandhi—from his efforts to counter the melancholia and pessimism of the Indians during the British rule to some of his lasting insights. An advocate ... More


Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

B. R. Nanda

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The Hindu–Muslim conflict was a major problem during the nineteenth and the early twentieth centuries. This book shows how Mahatma Gandhi resolved the conflict and even united the Hindus and the ... More


Pan-Islamism in India

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses Pan-Islamism in India, and notes that it was only during the last few years of the nineteenth century when Turkey began to play an important role in the imagination of the ... More


Decade of Transition 1910–1919

Peter Heehs

in India's Freedom Struggle 1857-1947: A Short History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195627985
eISBN:
9780199080670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195627985.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

The first section of this chapter discusses India and the First World War. The second section considers the Home Rule Movement. The third section examines the Montagu-Chelmsford Report. The fourth ... More


Enter Gandhi

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the role of Gandhi in connection to the Rowlatt Bills. It begins with the preparation of the Bills drafted by Sir Sidney Rowlatt, identifies some of its extraordinary features, ... More


Leader of the Khilafat

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0011
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter studies Mohamad Ali, a Khilafat agitation leader. It reveals the deep tensions surrounding the Hindus and the Muslims despite political connections that were formed after the Lucknow ... More


The British Response

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0015
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the various responses of the British towards Gandhi’s declaration of satyagraha against the Rowlatt Bills. British officials were initially amused at Gandhi’s efforts, but it ... More


The Mappila Rebellion

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0016
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses one of the most violent uprisings in the history of British rule in India, the Mappila Rebellion of 1921, which incited the Indians’ fierce passions. It has also been the topic ... More


The End of a Dream

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0019
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter looks at the events that led to the collapse of the Khilafat movement. The first event was the cessation of mass civil disobedience by Gandhi, and the second was the stopping of the ... More


The Balance-Sheet of the Khilafat

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0020
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the Khilafat movement, which was considered as a deviation from the developments in Muslim politics. It notes that the Muslims were briefly drawn into conventional Indian ... More


Gandhi and the Partition of India

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi and his Critics

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195633634
eISBN:
9780199081332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195633634.003.0011
Subject:
History, Indian History

According to John Vincent, Mahatma Gandhi was responsible for the ‘shedding of innocent blood during the massacres’, which occurred in the aftermath of the Partition of India in 1947. Historians have ... More


Introductory

Halidé Edib

in Inside India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699999
eISBN:
9780199080540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699999.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In this chapter, the author recalls her first encounter with India and the time she spent with Dr M.A. Ansari (1880–1936) in Daryaganj, Delhi. She met Indians for the first time in 1909, when she was ... More


Concerning Dr Ansari's Household

Halidé Edib

in Inside India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699999
eISBN:
9780199080540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699999.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Dr M.A. Ansari lived in Dar-Es-Salam, which means House of Salam or House of Islam. Aside from the spirit of Islam, the house, where the author stayed as a guest for almost two months, also had ... More


Lucknow

Halidé Edib

in Inside India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699999
eISBN:
9780199080540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699999.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In this chapter, the author narrates her travel to Lucknow, where she knew a couple of Begams: Professor Mujeeb's wife and his sister Shakira. She stayed at a house called ‘Dali-Bag’ (Dolly's ... More


Single Nationhood and Abdul-Gaffar Khan

Halidé Edib

in Inside India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699999
eISBN:
9780199080540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699999.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Dr M.A. Ansari was a known advocate of single nationhood for India, but he was by no means the only representative of this ideal among the Muslims. The idea of a single nationhood for India had ... More


The Plunge

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/9780195693430.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter identifies the reasons of Motilal’s shift towards Gandhi’s politics. It highlights Gandhi’s adherence towards relief on the Khilafat issue, compensation for the Punjab tragedy, and ... More


Gandhi and Pan-Islamism

B. R. Nanda

in In Search of Gandhi: Essays and Reflections

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195672039
eISBN:
9780199081417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195672039.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter talks of Mahatma Gandhi’s support for Pan-Islamism. It suggests that no decision made by Gandhi in the course of his long political career, extending over more than fifty years, has come ... More


The Second Phase (1907–1930): From the Morley–Minto Reforms to the Salt March

Amales Tripathi

in Indian National Congress and the Struggle for Freedom: 1885-1947

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198090557
eISBN:
9780199082919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090557.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

After the Surat debacle, the Moderates implemented a new administrative structure for the Indian National Congress (INC) that was essentially anti-Extremist. The structure included a clause that ... More


Muslim Politics: Khilafat

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed

in Maulana Azad, Islam and the Indian National Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199450466
eISBN:
9780199082902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450466.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

While under house arrest in Ranchi, Abul Kalam Azad finished his magnum opus Tarjuman-ul-Quran and wrote a lengthy article entitled ‘Jama-ash-shawahid fidukhul ghair Muslim fil Masajid’ (Collection ... More


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