Perpetrators: Islamic Invaders
Period: 1000-1500 AD
Number: 400 million Hindus killed
Before the arrival of Islamic invaders, Hindu population was 600 million, and in 1500 AD, it had reduced to 200 million. This is from the Muslim historian Firishta who wrote about the “victorious” progress of Islam in Hindustan. This was referred to by Swami Vivekananda in one of his speeches in USA too.
Muslim historian Firishta [full name Muhammad Qasim Hindu Shah, born in 1560 and died in 1620], the author of the Tarikh-i Firishta and the Gulshan-i Ibrahim, was the first to give an idea to the medieval bloodbath that was India during Muslim rule, when he declared that over 400 million Hindus got slaughtered during Muslim invasion and occupation of India. Survivors got enslaved and castrated. India’s population is said to have been around 600 million at the time of Muslim invasion. By the mid 1500’s the Hindu population was 200 million.
Islamic Invasion Of India: The Greatest Genocide In History