By Ziya Us Salam
Contrary to the vilification of Islamic rulers of the medieval era by Hindutva warriors over an imagined past of forcible conversion, historical evidence suggests that political exigencies took precedence over the propagation of Islam.
Not a theological state
The reality of conversions in medieval India is a world far removed from the politics of Hindutva and the laws aimed at “love jehad”.
This story first appeared on frontline.thehindu.com