articles by Farida K Al-Mubrik

India

Adivasis and the Indian State: Lauded for dance and music but pushed to margins, Gujarat's Siddi Muslims lament state apathy

While the kings of princely states had shown a lot of respect and generosity to Gujarat's Siddi Muslims, the post-independence reality has been of rejection, humiliation and neglect as the tribal community struggles to retain its culture, Muslim identity and land