ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Sikh–Muslim Confrontation in Colonial Punjab

Court as a Theatre of Politics

A communal conflict between Sikhs and Muslims in a village of late colonial Punjab got transplanted into the courtroom. The courts acted as an extension of the public arena. Contestation in the courtroom became a theatre of politics, the target audience of which was not only the immediate litigants but also the larger religious communities outside.

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Updated On : 29th Jul, 2020


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