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Medieval History And Communalism, Centre for Study of Society and Secularism

19 Oct 2015
Synopsis

Azghar Ali Engineer highlights the Communal distortion of history that has been taking place in the nation. The report traces its origins, the reasons for glorifying our past and the use of colonial interpretations of history in order to mobilise the people. The report specifically refers to the age of Medieval Indian History and the gross misinterpretation of facts that occur at various levels of teaching.

 

 

Medieval History And Communalism, Centre for Study of Society and Secularism

Synopsis

Azghar Ali Engineer highlights the Communal distortion of history that has been taking place in the nation. The report traces its origins, the reasons for glorifying our past and the use of colonial interpretations of history in order to mobilise the people. The report specifically refers to the age of Medieval Indian History and the gross misinterpretation of facts that occur at various levels of teaching.

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