The Khaksar Movement was a paramilitary organization, which was introduced by Allama Inayatullah Mashriqi in a chaotic situation of the. Allama Inayatullah Khan Mashriqi founded the Khaksar Movement, aiming to advance the condition of the masses irrespective of any faith, sect. Khaksar Movement in British India. K likes. “Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs, Untouchables, Christians of the Frontier Province have witnessed with their own.. .

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Inthe British partitioned India and Pakistan into two wings, East and West Pakistan, which ohaksar separated by about 1, miles about 2, kilometers. History of Pakistan timeline: However the success of Muslim rule in India necessitated certain conditions, such as: Adopting the language of revolution, [5] Mashriqi began recruiting followers to his cause in his movrment of Ichhra near Lahore.

Views Read Edit View history. Mashraqi arrived in New Delhi on 2 January By contrast, this article follows the events leading up to the freedom of British India as seen through the lens of Allama Mashraqi and his Khaksar Movement. Skip to main content. Over time, this view has been endorsed by many writers, including those in the West, and indeed become virtually synonymous with a universal truth.

Nasim Yousaf, a grandson of Allama Mashraqi, is a historian and scholar; his exhaustive research focuses on Mashraqi and the Khaksar Tehreek.

Mashriqi had said in that the Khaksar movement had three distinct objectives; “to emphasize the idea of superiority of God, unity of the nation and service to mankind”. On 14 MarchAllama Mashriqi again addressed a camp of Khaksars at Lahore to further clarify the fourteen points that became the foundation of the movement. Around[a] Allama Mashriqi, a charismatic Muslim intellectual whom some considered to be of anarchist persuasion, [5] revisited the principles for self-reform and self-conduct that he had laid out in his treatiseentitled Tazkira.

Therefore he [Azad] stayed with him [Khan Ata] movekent five years and was part of the editorial team of the…Vakil.

Ads help cover our server costs. Abstract The partition of British India has come to be viewed as inevitable.


The Khaksar Movement

Inwhen Pakistan was finally made the Khaksars Movement closed down for some time. It also provides additional insight through the editor’s comments. Al-Islah indeed served to spread the Movement, which rose to become a Private Army as referred to by Lord Linlithgow, Viceroy of India of 5 million, and generated following in other countries.

Views Read Change Change source View history. It is said that in the session in which the Pakistan Resolution was passed by the Muslim League, a condolence resolution was also presented. Abstract Historically, the liberation of British India in has been primarily credited to the All-India Muslim League and the Indian National Congress, who were involved in the negotiations for partition with the British Non-Mainstream Religion in Persianate Societies.

It wants to bring an ‘Islamic Revolution’ there. His offer was not accepted. The people of Bengal played a vital role in the creation of Pakistan. Retrieved 19 January In addition, the Al-Islah inspired others who copied the Khaksars and formed similar organizations. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

In other words, it was meant to be used to level the existing society for equity and equality and remove the existing division among the rich and the poor. Mashriqi was kept in jail without any legal proceedings. The membership was open to everyone with no membership fee irrespective of any caste, color or creed. An overwhelming majority of Muslim population gravitated to the more practical and realistic goal of a separate Muslim nation and thus helped create Pakistan in It is complimentary to the other chronologies already published by the editor and should be used in conjunction with those works: While the two-nation theory certainly had its share of supporters, what seems to have been overlooked by many is that there was a tremendous amount of opposition to the division of India.

Pakistan and he felt that they had lost much of their motivation which could meet the requirements of the Khaksar movement. They were seen drilling and parading in playgrounds, streets and neighborhoods wearing khaki uniforms with spades on their shoulders. It is widely believed today that there was no other practical option for the nation of Muslims and Hindus, but to divide the country. He offered a force of 30, well-drilled soldiers for the internal defence of India10, for the policeand 10, to provide help for Turkey or to fight on European soil.


The party workers were required to bear their own expenses, and spare time for work of social welfare of the community. This work includes important dates, events, press statements, kyaksar on court proceedings, movvement, and more. There are different opinions about the Khaksar Movement and its followers called ‘Khaksars’. The focal point of the movement was social reforms but it actively participated in politics and the leaders came in working alliance with Muslim League, as League was the only organization, which Khaksars were liable to join.

All members, regardless of rank, wore the same uniform; a khaki shirt with khaki pyjama secured with a belt, together with military boots. But it did not succeed.

The Khaksar Movement – Lahore | Rediscovering City History

Available online as well as in print, Pakistaniaat publishes three issues per year. This was called the ‘Khaksar massacre of ‘. Many of moveent were killed or injured while Mashriqi and so many were imprisoned.

Log In Sign Up. This book is a sequel to “Pakistan’s Freedom and Allama Mashriqi: This page was last edited on 27 Juneat He remained interned until 28 December All Khaksars carried a bailcha spade as a sign of unity and strength.

Khaksar Movement – Oxford Islamic Studies Online

The emphasis was on the brotherhood of mankind and being inclusive for all people. The volunteers had to participate daily in military parade and social work without any hesitation.

It wanted to then come to power and set up a secular and real Islamic state, in India. An Unveiled Perspective” by Nasim Yousaf.