" Democracy was
also a great narrative and not merely a monolithic kind of democratic participation."


Writer: Ramphal Singh ‘Ramji Bhai’
Publisher: Bhartiya Samajik Itihas Sansthan
First Edition: 2000
Pages: 44
Price: Rs. 10

This booklet focuses on the glorious past of Indian Muslims, which has been neglected since centuries. Before 712 A.D., the date first Islamic invasion, there was no community as Muslim. Historians depicted only two causes of Islamic invasion- plundering wealth and Islamization. Muslim rulers, who were staunch supporters of Islam put two options to people- Islamization or death. Invaders made some people slave and through revenue-system and taxes like Jazia made others economically weak. Their condition compelled them to accept Islam. Warriors like Guru Teg Bahadur, Banda Bahadur accepted death instead of Islam. Even then, converted Muslims could not get proper place in society. Invaders projected them as of superior race. Their religious teachers misguided them through sanctimonies and superstitions. No important steps were taken for their educational and social developments. That domination is still alive in their mind. Historians should expose historical fact for their respectful recognition and Muslims should aware of enemy aliens who forced them to stay away from their real ancestors.


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