In the beginning of 19th century, when British introduced western education, Indians abhorred it. But after sometime Hindus accepted it and Muslims did not. Consequently, Muslims fell behind. When independence was becoming a reality, Muslims apprehended that after independence, Muslims would be ruled by Hindus instead of English people. Unfortunately this was not addressed by our, the then leaders. Do you feel that this was a major cause of partition?
But the gap had already widened ...more
I don't think religion had anything to do w/ partition. The UN wanted it. Our leaders didn't want to antagonize the UN, and at the same time, wanted to create a name 4 themselves....and did so by urinating on the nation, a legacy which continues to this day.
Today, India is a urinal for a 1001 communal & theocratic groups.
ANYONE found mentioning religion publicaly after 1947 should've been thrown in a vat full of ...more
There seems to be some misconception that Islam is not a civilisation or that Islam aloows looting and killings
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"Islamic Renaissance" redirects here. For the Islamist political party, see Islamic Renaissance Movement.
The Islamic Golden Age or the Islamic Renaissance, is traditionally dated from the 9th to 13th centuries for 400 years C.E., but has been extended to the 15th century by recent scholarship. During this period, artists, engineers, scholars, poets, philosophers, geographers and traders in the Islamic world contributed to the arts, agriculture, economics, industry, law, literature, navigation, philosophy, sciences, sociology, and technology, both by preserving and building upon earlier traditions and by adding inventions and innovations of their own. Howard R. Turner writes: "Muslim artists and scientists, princes and laborers together made a unique culture that has directly and indir ...more