Prafull Goradia

Prafull Goradia

In search of a path to integration

In search of a path to integration

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 | Prafull Goradia

It is for the post-Congress Governments, whether in the States or the Centre, to correct the misleading impression created of Muslims. This provokes one to think as to what path the Muslim community of India could now tread in order to be stakeholders in amity Aurangzeb’s biography by Prof Audrey Truschke,...

Separate electorates redux?

Tuesday, 03 July 2018 | Prafull Goradia

By asking Muslims to vote only for co-religionists in elections, Owaisi has renewed an old debate which has the potential to lead to a national crisis On June 25, Asaduddin Owaisi of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen declared that henceforth Muslims should only vote for Muslim candidates in elections. Separate electorates,...

The genesis of One India

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 | Prafull Goradia

Those who remained in India after the Partition believed that in the Indian Republic there was to be only one nation, the Indian Nation, and no community could remain a separate entity on the basis of religion A group of Muslim leaders representing Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Bombay, with anxiety written...

Politics of minoritism

Wednesday, 30 May 2018 | Prafull Goradia

With the creation of Pakistan, Hindustan is not free of the communal question. The only way to make the country homogeneous is by arranging for an exchange of population While presiding over the Muslim league Session in lahore in March 1940, Mohammed Ali Jinnah declared that Muslims are not a minority...

A historical perspective on Waqfs in India

Monday, 14 May 2018 | Prafull Goradia

Ever since the institution of Waqfs was established in 1185 AD, no attempt has been made to curb its adverse effects. On the contrary, the law was made more favourable to the stakeholders Whether the Uttar Pradesh Government can reclaim properties which stood on agricultural land or transfer them as Waqf...

A relook at the Constitution

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 | Prafull Goradia

There are a number of areas in the Indian Constitution that require correction. It is time that the document is amended to purge it of all defects The Preamble to the Constitution swears by “We the People” which gives an impression that it was approved by popular will. It was, however,...

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