Assassination of Lala Lekh Ram (1897);

Communal Antagonisms in Late Nineteenth Century Lahore

  • Adnan Tariq Government Degree College Raiwind, Lahore
Keywords: communalism, Arya Samaj, Lahore, Riots, Print Capitalis


this article would axplore the realtion shi[ between communities after the assassianiton  of Lala Lekh Ram, a leading preacher from the Lahore Arya Samaj in the last decade of nointeenth century. this study would delineate the communal antagonism among the hostile communitie sin the wake of murder. it will include th role palyed by leading newspapers of the city in respectr of thier communal posture they adopted afte the gruesome assassination.