THE POST-1857 POLITICAL REGENERATION OF THE INDIAN MUSLIMS

THE POLITICAL STRATEGY OF SIR SAYYID AHMAD KHAN

  • Basharat Hussain University College Lahore
Keywords: Colonial India, Sayyid Ahmed Khan, Congress, Hindus, Muslims, Christians

Abstract

This paper attempts to describe, explain and analyse the political strategy of Sayyid Ahmad Khan for the uplift of the Indian Muslims in the decades after the 1857 Indian “War of Independence.” In the process, it takes into account the political challenges faced by the Muslim community vis a vis the British and the Hindus and the possible solutions available to them. Moreover, it evaluates how his strategy affected Muslims’ relations with the Hindus and the British and lastly, it assesses whether it remained successful or not.

Published
2019-03-06