Ideological Dimensions of Muslim Nationalism and Democracy

  • Muhammad Abbas Haider Khan The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Dr. Aftab Hussain Gillani The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Wasim Abbas The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Abdul Bari The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Abdul Rasheed Tahir The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Abstract

The term “Nationalism” can be redefined within the scope of Post-colonial discourse and often looked to be different in meaning for the readers. It requires a deep and intensive observation of the historical facts which contributed a great deal tracing origin and gauging development of the notion of ‘nationalism’ in South Asia. Nationalism in its simplest means is the similarity in culture, politics, religion, economic endeavours and social norms of the inhabitants of a particular region. The democratic era commenced in Europe with its marvellous philosophy. European enlightenment and emancipation passed through many phases. As far as Muslim Nationalism is concerned, especially in colonial setting, it is evolution of centuries old phenomenon based on Two-Nation Theory which in itself is not the product of one day. Research paper in hand throws light on the very evolution of the ideological dimensions of Muslim Nationalism resulting into the form of democracy which has ultimately been evolved in today’s socio-political framework.

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Published
2017-03-27
How to Cite
HAIDER KHAN, Muhammad Abbas et al. Ideological Dimensions of Muslim Nationalism and Democracy. International Journal of Social Sciences, Humanities and Education, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 40-49, mar. 2017. ISSN 2521-0041. Available at: <http://ijsshe.com/index.php/ijsshe/article/view/14>. Date accessed: 02 feb. 2023.
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