British imperialism, its impacts on Muslims and nationalism in British India
Author(s): Muhammad Irshad
Abstract: The instant paper is an analytical and critical study with regard to British imperialism in the subcontinent and its impacts on Muslims and Indian Nationalism; it is a glimpse on history of oppression and suppression by the British ruler and hatred towards Muslims of India. This study encompasses two aspects; 1) the impact of imperialism and Indian Nationalism; and 2) An effort has been made in the instant paper to solve the puzzle which has long been a question mark in the minds of Muslims educationalist i.e the fatwa issued in favour of political cooperation with Hindus; whether it was issued for Muslims interest or just replacing British Imperialism by Hinduism (Indian Nationalism)? Obviously it is a struggle to wrap the basic and more important aspects of this fatwa and subsequent struggle in light of that fatwa. This study is practically based on impact of imperialism on Muslim’s society, culture and their life both public and private. The instant paper is a roadmap on locating problems, shortcoming which is still a puzzled question in Muslim society, The aim of this study is formulation a logical report to know the reasons of cooperation with Hindus and united struggle, that would enable us to reach rationale point of consideration.