Nawabs of Pahasu

Nawabs of Pahasu

Among five sons of Murad Ali Khan Nawab Muhammad Faiz Ali Khan was more prominent in the political & educational spheres. He was born on 26th August 1821 & completed his education that makes him proficient in Arabic & Persian languages.

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Libraries during Mughal Era

Libraries during Mughal Era

The magnificent building “khan-e-tilism” was built by him in Agra. In one of three main buildings, “Khan-e-Saadat” had a library in its upper part. The library was equipped with Ja namaz (prayer rug), Qalamdaan (pen case), books, Juzdaan (portfolio), and specimens of beautiful calligraphies.

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Imam al-Hādi ila al-Haqq

Imam al-Hādi ila al-Haqq

Born in tenth century Medina to a scholarly family who trace their lineage to Prophet Muhammad, Imam al-Hādi ila al-Haqq Yahya bin al-Husayn served as the first Imam of Yemen. He sought to revive the teachings and practices of his noble ancestors and authored numerous works on theology, jurisprudence and other subjects.

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Imam Majduddin al-Muiyyadi (ع)

Imam Majduddin al-Muiyyadi (ع)

He was born on 26 of Sha’ban in the year 1332 A.H (1914 A.D) in Radma which is located near the Mountain Bar’t. He later on migrated to Dahiyan, Sa’ada. During the reign of Ahmad ibn Yahya Hamiduddin, he participated in politics and worked for the betterment of the people.

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Mr. Theodore Beck & Aligarh Muslim University

Mr. Theodore Beck & Aligarh Muslim University

None are we more indebted than to Mr. Theodore Beck, the Principal of our College, who, during five years of earnest labour and self sacrifice, has made our cause his own, and materially furthered it by acquiring that deep insight and intimate knowledge of the social, political and financial needs and requirements of the Mohammedan community

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1857: Fall of Delhi

1857: Fall of Delhi

Khawaja Hasan Nizami wrote, ‘’Poor Bakht Khan had to bear the burden of facing two adversaries, one were Britishers and other was Mirza Mughal. During these struggles his forces got out of control. Administrative body was rendered useless. Britishers captured Delhi and the scheme of rebellion went up in the air’’.

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General Bakht Khan

General Bakht Khan

This precarious condition of Delhi prompted General Bakht Khan to depart from Bareilly to Delhi. Nana Rao ‘s brother accompanied him. On route he went past Budaun and came to Farrukhabad.

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The Retreat of Lucknow

The Retreat of Lucknow

During the battle at the Begum’s mansion around 500 rebel fighters were martyred. Sir Colin (Commander-in-Chief) did anticipate a grueling fight at Qaiser Bagh but the local sub commanders were afraid of Urban warfare as there was house to house.

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The Last Stand by Awadh

The Last Stand by Awadh

The first combined Nepalese and British attack was on “Alam Bagh”. There was an intense fight at Hazrat Mahal’s mansion around which hundreds of Rebel’s bodies were seen scattered. However just before the imminent takeover of “Chulakhi”, Khan Ali Khan reached with one thousand of his soldiers.

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