Razakars (Hyderabad)

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Razakars were a private Islamic militia organized by Qasim Razvi to support the rule of Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII and resist the integration of Hyderabad State into Bharat.

Eventually, the Indian army routed the Razakars and the group was disbanded after Hindu India annexed the state. Qasim Razvi, the military chief of Hyderabad State, fled to Pakistan where he was granted asylum. Majlis party, a contemporary political party in the present Hyderabad owes its foundations to Qasim Razvi.