Category Archives: Muslims of India

Excerpts from Nathuram Godse’s speech

Nathuram Godse assassinated Gandhi on January 30, 1948. I came across a mention of Godse’s ┬áspeech in the court in Chapter 1 of Ramachandra Guha’s book “India after Gandhi”. I became interested in reading the speech and understanding Godse’s motivation … Continue reading

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Minding the Minorities

In this post I summarize the chapter “Minding the Minorities” in the book “India after Gandhi” by Ramachandra Guha. (1) The two minorities that Guha talks about are Muslims and Scheduled Castes. (2) There is immense praise for Nehru’s efforts … Continue reading

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