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Rasala-i-Asbab-e-Baghawat-i-Hind, in which he explained to the British that the Muslims were not the only force behind the catastrophe of 1857. He enlisted the following factors which led to the uprising.a) Misunderstanding of the people about the rulers.b) Maladministration by the army.c) Government’s unawareness of the conditions and grievance of the people.d) Promulgation of regulations which were contrary to the wishes of the people.2) Sir Syed Ahmed khan wrote a commentary on William hunter’s book.
3) He is regarded as one of the greatest supporter of Two-Nation theory because after the Hindu-Urdu controversy he was convinced that Hindus were not sincere towards the Muslims. Answering a query of Mr. Shakespeare, Commissioner of Banaras, he remarked.“Now I am convinced that both these communities will not join whole-heartedly inanything though, at present, there was no open hostility between the two communities, but on account of the so-called educated people it will increase immensely in future."4) Sir Syed founded a Patriotic Association in order to counter the anti-Muslim propaganda by the Hindus.5) Soon after the establishment of Indian National Congress, he came to realize that it was a purely Hindu organization. Consequently, he asked the Muslims to stop taking part in its activities.6) He proposed the system of separate constituency for the Muslims in order to protect the political rights of the Muslim Community. He highlighted his views in this regard in a speech in 1883 by saying, "The system of representation by election