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The Scrapping of Article 370: Facts and Impacts

✍️ Sayyid Jadheer Ahsan (Malappuram) for WordForPeace.com Article 370 is the most debated and controversial provisions of the constitution. It came into effect in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir in 1949 and was supposed to be a temporary provision. However, it kept on for decades even though many political bellwethers and other prominent people in the country demanded …

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Prof. Khwaja Ikram at AIUMB’s conclave: “Muslims never lagged behind in sacrificing their life for the country”

WordForPeace Special Correspondent New Delhi: 25 August The one-day seminar organized by All India Ulama and Mashaikh Board at Delhi’s Ghalib Academy on the theme “Participation of Muslims in the creation and development of India” successfully concluded with the remarkable message from the Chief Guest, Professor Khwaja Mohammad Ikramuddin of Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. He said: “Muslims never lagged behind …

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Indian Urdu poet and theorist Shamsur Rahman Faruqi held aloft the light of literature 

WordForPeace.com Urdu Section Eminent Urdu poet, fiction writer, critic and theorist Shamsur Rahman Faruqi, 84, has held aloft the light of literature all his life, ever since he formally began writing in 1960. His contribution to Urdu literature and criticism has been immense. An authority on classical prosody and ilm-e-bayaan (the science of poetic discourse), he has formulated fresh modes of literary …

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