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khilafat movement

Khilafat Movement: A Historical Perspective and Its Significance

An extremely significant development in India’s political history was the Khilafat movement. The Ottoman Empire possessed the Khilafat (Caliphate), which was highly regarded by Indian Muslims. The Ottoman Empire (now Turkey) joined World War I in support of Germany. However, Turkey and Germany were defeated in the conflict, and on November 3rd, 1918, the Allied …

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aligarh movement

Aligarh Movement – The Renaissance Struggle for Indian Muslims

As we all know, after the Indian Independence War, things were very bad for Muslims in India because the British were harsher on them than on Hindus. They thought that Muslims were to blame for everything bad that happened and for the war because of how tough and rude they were. After 1857, Muslims became …

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Lucknow Pact in 1916, a Hope of Muslim Hindu Unity in India

After World War I, Lord Chelmsford, the Viceroy, started formulating a plan for post-war reforms and asked Indian leaders for concrete recommendations as part of this process. Nineteen elected representatives of the Imperial Legislative Council sent a memo to the Viceroy in October 1916 suggesting reforms. However, their recommendations were considered, altered, and accepted at …

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