THE INDIAN MUSLIMS: Ground Realities of the Largest Minority Community in India


ISBN 9789350027288


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ISBN 9789350027288


This book is based on the author’s writings of the last many years. In fact, after the Babri Masjid destruction the author has been focusing on the largest minority community in the country – the Indian Muslims or to use the traditional term, the Musalmaans of Hindoostan.

Writing extensively on their living conditions together with the challenges they face in everyday life. Putting together facts and factors to their struggles on any given sphere.

Humra Quraishi is a Delhi based writed-columnist-journalist. Her books include Kashmir-The Unending Tragedy: Reports from the Frontlines; The Untold Story; a volume of her collective writings, Views: Yours and Mine; two short story collections, Bad Time Tales and More Bad Time Tales; a volume, Divine Legacy: Dagars & Dhrupad; debut novel – Meer… Her short stories have been published in several magazines and journals. She has co-authored The Good, the Bad and the Ridiculous: Profiles; Absolute Khushwant and a series of writings with the late Khushwant Singh.

Her take on what’s it like to be a singleton in today’s turbulent times is part of the Penguin published anthology – Chasing the Good Life: On Being Single and one of her essays, The State Can’t Snatch Away Our Children, is part of the Zubaan published anthology – Of Mothers And Others and in the volume on the 198 Sikh riots – 1984: In Memory and Imagination, her essay is titles – Why Not a Collective Cry for Justice!

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