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 topic : Hyderabad Liberation: An Urdu journalist’s murder in 1948 warns India about the perils of autocracy #IndiaNEWS On September 17, 1948, the invading Indian Army wrested control of the princely state

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Hyderabad Liberation: An Urdu journalist’s murder in 1948 warns India about the perils of autocracy #IndiaNEWS
On September 17, 1948, the invading Indian Army wrested control of the princely state of Hyderabad, which had refused to accede to the Union after the British left the subcontinent the previous year. The Bharatiya Janata Party has announced plans to mark the date as “Hyderabad Liberation Day? and said it would organise year-long celebrations to mark the event. In response, All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin Owaisi, sent letters to Union Home Minister Amit Shah of the BJP and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi, suggesting that September 17 should instead be recognised as “National Integration Day?. He argued that the integration of princely states involved more than just liberation from autocratic rule. In his letter, Owaisi brought up the name of Shoebullah Khan, an Urdu language journalist who forcefully advocated the political integration of Hyderabad and was brutally assassinated as a consequence in August 1948. The Telangana Rashtra Samithi, Congress and the BJP, not to mention the communist parties and other factions, also invoke Shoebullah Khan’s name periodically.Amidst the political claims to the legacy of the murdered journalist, an important fact is often obscured: his killers got away. This underscores yet again, the dark history of the silencing...Read more


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