Overview for History of the Khaksar Movement in India, 1931-1947 (In 2 Volumes)
This is the first exhaustive study of the History of the Khaksar Movement in India (1931-1947). Collecting unused materials from the National Archives of India (New Delhi), vast range of Urdu Literature of the Khaksars and other source in India and abroad, Professor De has thrown new light on various aspects of the Movement. The scholars engaged in studying the Muslim Politics in India will get enough materials of a militant Muslim movement which tried to revive the pristine glory of Islam, and rose to prominence as a great challenge to all India Muslim League led by M.A. Jinnah and British authorities. The British Government and the Muslim League played the most vital part in crushing this movement. The saga a militant Muslim movement its rise and fall during the most crucial period if Indian history is discussed here from a vast historical canvas.
Amalendu De (Compiler)
Noted historian, Dr Amalendu De (b.2 January 1930) retired as the Guru Nanak Professor of Indian History from Jadavpur University. A Scholar extraordinary, Dr De has rediscoverd the character of the Indian Renaissance and the nature of the Hindu-Muslim relationship through his research on the economic, political, social and cultural history of India and Bengal in the 18, 19th and 20th century.
De’s findings on Indian Freedom Movement with particular references to the role of Sri Aurobindo in Indian National Revolutionary Movement (1876-1947) and Gandhi’s views on religion and politics have re-interpreted some of the most significant chapters of Indian history.
His work on Sri Aurobindo and Communalism have been translated into many languages, including Italian Japanese,
This former President as well as General Secretary of the Asiatic as eneral has recently drawn attention of the scholars through his ‘Theological Discourses in Indian History.