Mushirul Hasan

Mashirul Hasan

Question: Mushirul Hasan was a recognised person in which of the following the field?
(a) Painter
(b) Politician
(c) Anthropologist
(d) Historian
Answer: (d)
Related facts:

  • Mushirul Hasan, a notable historian ofIndia passed away on 10th December. He was 69 years old and wasbedridden after a serious accident years ago. He wrote extensively onpartition.
  • He has written many books overhistory which includes India Partition:The Other Face of Freedom, documentingthe plight of partition. His other books are When Stone Walls Cry, Moderate orMilitant: Images of India`s Muslims and many more.
  • He was an alumnus of the AligarhMuslim University and Cambridge University. He also served as theVice-Chancellor of the Jamia Milia Islamia University and Director General ofthe National Archives of India. He was also president of the Indian HistoryCongress.

Links:

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/historian-mushirul-hasan-passes-away/article25708430.ece

https://indianexpress.com/article/research/mushirul-hasan-the-man-who-changed-how-history-looked-at-indian-muslims-5487182/

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