The Emergence and Development of the Jama‘at-i-Islami of Jammu and Kashmir (1940s–1990)

  title={The Emergence and Development of the Jama‘at-i-Islami of Jammu and Kashmir (1940s–1990)},
  author={Yoginder S. Sikand},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  pages={705 - 751}
  • Y. Sikand
  • Published 1 July 2002
  • Political Science
  • Modern Asian Studies
Introduction The Jama‘at-i-Islami is, by far, one of the most influential Islamic movements in the world today, particularly strong in the countries of South Asia. Its influence extends far beyond the confines of the Indo-Pakistan subcontinent, and the writings of its chief ideologues have exercised a powerful impact on contemporary Muslim thinking all over the world. Much has been written about the movement, both by its leaders and followers as well as by its critics. Most of these writings… 
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