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Venkat Dhulipala

Venkat Dhulipala is a historian and the author of Creating A New Medina: State Power, Islam, and the Quest for Pakistan in Late Colonial North India (Cambridge University Press)

A train carrying refugees to Pakistan in September 1947
Essay
Partition and the Idea of Pakistan

The road to new Medina

15 December 2016

Authors

Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity. Views are personal

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press

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