Rallying the Qaum: The Muslim League in the United Provinces, 1937–1939

  title={Rallying the Qaum: The Muslim League in the United Provinces, 1937–1939},
  author={V. R. Sarma Dhulipala},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  pages={603 - 640}
  • V. Dhulipala
  • Published 24 June 2009
  • History
  • Modern Asian Studies
Abstract This paper re-examines the nature of the Muslim League's mobilization of the UP Muslims during the period of Congress party rule and the extent to which it was successful in emerging as their ‘authoritative, representative organization’. In the light of such a re-examination, the paper makes two arguments. First, in contrast to the existing historiography which highlights the role of Jinnah in the ML's revival, this paper underlines the agency of the local leadership of the ML in this… 
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