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Marginal Muslim communities in India

Marginal Muslim communities in India

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Published by Institute of Objective Studies, Marketed by Genuine Publications & Media in New Delhi .
Written in English

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  • India.
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    • Muslims -- India.

    • About the Edition

      Ethnographic profiles of lesser known Muslim communities in various parts of India.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementM.K.A. Siddiqui, general editor.
      ContributionsSiddiqui, M. K. A., Institute of Objective Studies (New Delhi, India)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS432.M84 M37 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 550 p. ;
      Number of Pages550
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3337684M
      LC Control Number2004328463

      India is an interesting site for research on the intersection of gender, religion and group identity formation. Although India is home to the second largest Muslim population in the world, estimated at about million, Muslims are a minority that coexists with a Hindu majority and a plethora of smaller religious communities. Read more about Muslims see marginal increase percentage-wise, Hindus decline: Census (Roundup) on Business Standard. The Muslim population in India registered a marginal growth of less than a percent to reach crore in , while the Hindu population also declined by roughly the same to touch crore, according to census data on religion released on.

        The Muslim population in India registered a marginal growth of less than a percent to reach crore in , while the Hindu population also declined by roughly the same to touch crore, according to census data on religion released on Tuesday. Muslims recorded the most growth over the period—29 percent—while Sikhs (after Parsis) grew the least, 17 percent. In addition to Muslims, three religious communities grew faster than the total population: Jains (26 percent), Buddhists (23 percent), and Christians (22 percent). Like Sikhs, Hindus had a growth rate below the national average.

      Muslims are the fastest growing group in the religious mosaic of India, according to data released on Tuesday by the Registrar General and Census Commissioner that experts said reflected a global trend and low infant mortality rates. The data, whi. India’s Muslims have the lowest living standard in the country on a per capita basis, according to a government survey. Muslims, who account for about percent of India’s vast population.


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Marginal Muslim communities in India. New Delhi: Institute of Objective Studies: Marketed by Genuine Publications & Media, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: M K A Siddiqui; Institute of Objective Studies (New Delhi, India).

"Urban India, the locus of the country's economic surge, is home to over a third of India's Muslims--and it is there that the diverse cultures of Muslim India once flourished. Yet today, India's urban Muslims are the most disprivileged of its urban citizens, and their life-chances are sharply constrained in every respect/5(4).

Ethnographic profiles of lesser known Muslim communities in various parts of India. * Yogi Sikand, author, Muslims In India Since and Bastions Of The Believers: Madrasas And Islamic Education In India * 'Laurent Gayer and Christophe Jaffrelot have assembled an impressive array of scholars to produce a fascinating portrait of the state of India's Muslim communities in various urban settings/5(6).

This book supplements an ethnographic approach to Muslims in eleven Indian cities with a quantitative methodology in order to give a first- hand account of this untold story. Author Laurent Gayer is a Research Fellow at the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), currently posted at the Centre de sciences humaines (CSH), Delhi.

Why you should read it: Minaret is a subtle portrayal of the complex internal world of an orthodox Muslim woman as well as a criticism of classism in Muslim communities.

The first one, Muslims in Indian Cities: Trajectories of Marginalisation, is edited by two French scholars, Christophe Jaffrelot and Laurent Gayer. It is a collection of studies on Muslim mohallas. With around million Muslims ( estimate), India's Muslim population is about the world's third-largest and the world's largest Muslim-minority population.

India is home to % of the world's Muslim population. Muslim populations (top 5 countries) Est. Muslims in India: Past and Present Edited from book: Hindu Chauvinism and Muslims in India By Murtahin Billah Jasir Fazlie The Muslim community of India, with its major segment having indigenous Indian origin is more Indian then the descendants of Aryan invaders who had their origin somewhere in the Central Asia.

Pages in category "Muslim communities of India" The following pages are in this category, out of approximately total. This list may not reflect recent changes.

(previous page) * Bihari Muslims; Gujarati Muslims; Islam in Uttar Pradesh; List of Muslim Other Backward Classes communities in India. This book explores the historical and on-going influence of religion on urban planning, design, space utilisation, urban identities and communities.

It argues that the conceptual and empirical approaches to planning sustainable cities in India need to be developed out of analytical concepts that define local sense of place and identity. The OBC Muslims: Some Little Known Marginal Communities of West Bengal, India* Md. Intekhab Hossain1 and Syed Abul Hafiz Moinuddin2 Abstract: Muslims are the principal minority of West Bengal, a state situated in the eastern part of Indian sub-continent, comprising about 27 per cent of the state’s total population.

Sociologists and. The sheer number of people negatively affected by this change is gigantic: if the Muslim minority in India was a separate country then it would be eighth largest state in the world by population. In K.S. Lal's book, Growth of Muslim Population of Medieval India (), the author estimated that about million people died in India between and as a.

The Muslims of India are the major religious minority within India and one of the largest Muslim communities in the world, certainly the largest Muslim minority in the world.

They are the second largest minority group within India (after the Scheduled Castes); however they are a relatively small group, comprising only 10% to 11% of the.

Marginal Muslim Communities in India edited by M.K.A Siddiqui pages Marginal Muslim Communities in India edited by M.K.A Siddiqui pages UN-2 Information and communication technologies (ICTs) were introduced in impoverished and marginalized communities in order to empower and build capacities of individuals and communities as well as harness ICTs for entrepreneurial activities.

From the days of India's independence struggle, there was a tension in the country between secular nationalism and religion-based nationalism.

While sections of Hindus and Muslims believed in religious nationalism, the majority in both communities stood with the principle of secularism. Indian Muslims is the lack of education. Among all the communities of India, the Muslims are the most backward community in term of education and economic means.

The study of education of Muslims shows a peculiar feature. At primary level the Muslim community is ahead than other communities. In India, for instance, the country with the third largest Muslim population in the world, clustered living in neighbourhoods defined by community, occupation and endogeneity has a long history (Heitzman ) – as do the ‘slum’ and the ‘citadel’ (more on which in the next section).

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.Therefore, the marginalization of Muslim women seems to be visible in various discourses in India. In nutshell, the paper will make an attempt to comprehend the undercurrents functioning behind the construction of the very concept of marginality, and locate Muslim women in popular and academic discourses on marginality.Educational Status of Muslim Women in India Educationally, Muslims comprise one of the most backward communities in the country.

Muslim girls and women lag behind their male counterparts and women of all other communities. According to Censusthe literacy rate among Muslims (%) was far below the National.