ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Meerut The Nation s Shame

Meerut: The Nation's Shame Asghar Ali Engineer MEERUT is an important town in UP some sixty kilometres from Delhi. Its population is around onamillion of which Muslims constitute 4.5 lakhs, i e, around 45 per cent. It is known for its weaving, brassband and scissors industries. These industries are controlled both by Hindus and Muslims, though the Hindus can be said to be the senior partners. Nevertheless, Muslims in Meerut could be said to have made it economically. But all this is now in a shambles.

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