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October Coup: A Memoir of the Struggle for Hyderabad

By: Mohammed Hyder

Price: $7.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lotus Collection/Roli Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037149

ISBN: 8174368507

Condition: New


Printed pages: 238. View more info

October Coup: A Memoir of the Struggle for Hyderabad

By: Mohammed Hyder

Price: $7.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lotus/Roli Books:

Seller ID: 108555

ISBN: 8174364730

Condition: New


It is 1948. A newly-independent India is trying to persuade Hyderabad to join the Indian Union. Negotiations are difficult for both sides. The State Congress, now operating from Indian territory, has launched a campaign of violent raids, designed to cripple civil administration in the border areas, and provoke an annexation. The leading Islamic party inside Hyderabad, in an equally rash move, has created a para-military body, the Razakars, to counter the threat to Hyderabad’s borders.For Mohammed Hyder of the Hyderabad Civil Service, the newly-appointed Collector of Osmanabad District (situa... View more info