Exclusive Sundar Lal report on Hyderabad police action

Published Nov 30, 2013, 4:20 am IST
Updated Mar 18, 2019, 9:06 pm IST
DC has access to confidential and secret report on the 1948 massacre in Hyderabad.
Photo for representational purpose only.
 Photo for representational purpose only.

Hyderabad: The 1948 massacres after the Police Action in Hyderabad State that had claimed the lives of lakhs of Hindus and Muslims is one of the most notorious incidents of communal violence in the country. But the Sundar Lal report on the massacres has been kept a secret for decades.

Now, Deccan Chronicle has exclusive access to the report of Pandit Sundar Lal, Qazi Abdul Ghaffar and Maulana Abdulla Misri on the aftermath of the Police Action (military invasion) by the Indian army of the Hyderabad state in September 1948.

The team consisting of Pandit Sundar Lal, Qazi Abdul Ghaffar and Maulana Abdulla Misri had visited Hyderabad State between November 9 and December 21, 1948, to review the situation there.

Here is the full report.


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Location: Andhra Pradesh