WWII - WWII, Independence, and Partition Demands for...

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WWII, Independence, and Partition Demands for independence grow louder during WWII India in portioned and a new muslim state of Pakistan Immediately after partition, india and Pakistan go to war Muhammad Al Jinnah and Muslim League Muslim league – independent from the INC Birtish attempt a divide, scaring muslims into believing a hindu dominated state would create further restrictions of their lifestyle Jinnah leader of sikhs Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs, and the problem of communalism Sikhs – religious minority Muslims feared living in india dominated by hindu – demand the creation a separate muslim state (Pakistan) Communalism – based on racial identity, ethnic identity, regional identity, india has been successful at combating this India since Independence o The rule of elites and the problem of centralization English educated elites continue to rule after independce Problem of centralization – authorities reaching provinces, creating a
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