Zeeshan Husain

pursuing PhD in sociology from JNU. This essay is based on Mushirul Hasan’s From Pluralism to Separatism: Qasbas in Colonial Awadh (2004)

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Religion, rituals and communal harmony in colonial Awadh

Qasbas in the colonial Awadh were the spaces where ‘we’ feeling was constantly (re)made across the narrow confines of religion and sect. Three major strands can be seen operating behind this pluralist tradition of the...

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