Dr. Hussain Randathani
Historian and Author

My Days III
I started my school life in June 1964. It was a rainy day. On the way to school there was a canal carrying the heavy rain water from the town. I moved to the school with my father through the rushing waters of the canal. Unlike the madrasa, school was quite big and I could see the newcomers crying and shouting and the parents and teachers consoling them...


Social Profiles




  • Quran and Science, Mathrubhumi, Calicut, 2013
  • Maqdums and Ponnani, Ponnani Juma Masjid Committee,2010
  • Mappila Muslims of Kerala, Society and Anti Colonial Struggles, Other Books ,Calicut,2009
  • Mappila Malabar, Calicut, 2007
  • Medieval Societies, Reading material for MA History I year,Distant Education,University of Calicut,2003
  • Colonialism in India, Study Material for BA History, University of Calicut,2004
  • Freedom in Partition,Vol.I,Irshad , Kozhikode, 1998
  • Freedom in Partition,Vol.II,Poomkavanam , Kozhikode, 2003
  • Freedom in Partition,VolI&II, Poomkavanam , Kozhikode, 2007
  • Pearls of History (Read Books, Calicut, 1998
  • Daughter of the Tigris (A Historic Novel), Pookavanam , Kozhikode, 1999
  • Hazrat Nizamuddin(Biography), (Pookavanam, Kozhikode, 1990
  • The Unknown India (On Sufi Movements in India), Pookavanam, Kozhikode, 1998
  • Baba Farid , SYS Book Stall Calicut, 2002
  • Muslim Dharma, Calicut, 2003
  • Samudayam Rashtreeyam, Calicut, 2012
  • Muslims and the Left, Calicut, 2013
  • India Charithrathile Anargha Nimishangal, Calicut, 2004
  • Islam Sufism and Jihad, Calciut, 2008
  • Muslim Presence in Indian History, Calicut, 2002
  • Sayyid Migration to Malabar(Under Print)


  • Mappila Peasant Revolt , the Role of Religious Ideal , Agrarian India,Problem and Perspectives , Ed. EKG Nambiar.
  • “An Ideological Analysis of Mappila Peasant Revolts, South Indian History Congress Proceedings Volume 1999.
  • “Cult of Jihad and the Anti colonial Struggles of Malabar”, Indian History Congress Proceedings Volume –2000.
  • “Partition and the Muslim Minorities”, 50 Years of Indian Independence , Calicut, 1997.
  • “Zamorins and Muslims of Malabar” Glimpses of Islamic History, Calicut,1995.
  • “Sufi Missionaries of Malabar”, Kerala Society Historical Perceptions, Department of History,University Calicut,2002
  • “Mappila Revolts of Malabar,the Role of Religious Leadership” South Indian History Congress,Proceedigs Volume, Madurai,2001
  • Contributed articles to Muslim World Directory,New Delhi, Kerala Muslim Directory,Islamic Encyclopaedia in Malayalam
  • (Various articles have been published in Malayalam dailies like Mathrubhumi, Madhyamam ,Chandrika and different Journals and Souvenirs)

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