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Imagining Citizenship: Being Muslim, Becoming Citizens in Ahmedabad

by Meenakshi Thapan, 16 January 2010, Economic & Political Weekly

Against the background of the experience of extreme and brutal violence against the Muslim community in 2002, and the rapid process of ghettoisation along religious divides in Ahmedabad, this study, based on the fieldwork in selected schools in the Muslim-dominated areas, focuses on understanding how secondary schools run by Muslim trusts seek to recover and establish identities of being Muslim through their pursuit of citizenship ideals.

 

 

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