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The state of Muslims in India

Shaheen Akhtar

The state of Muslims in India

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Published by Institute of Regional Studies in Islamabad .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Babari Masjid (Faizabad, India) -- History,
    • Muslims -- India -- Social conditions,
    • Muslims -- India -- Political activity,
    • Riots -- India

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 130-144).

      StatementShaheen Akhtar.
      SeriesSouth Asian studies ;, . 6, South Asian studies (Islāmābād, Pakistan) ;, . 6.
      ContributionsInstitute of Regional Studies (Islāmābād, Pakistan).
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS432.M84 A38 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p. ;
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL647896M
      ISBN 10969802008X
      LC Control Number96930713
      OCLC/WorldCa38120469

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