On January 30, , he revived Khudai Khidmatgars, the army of non-violent activists that Badshah Khan raised in to free Pathans from. Khudai-Khidmatgar was basically a social movement that was initiated by Badshah Khan in Pakhtun dominated areas. The purpose of this. The Khudai Khidmatgar (Servants of God) was a group founded by Abdul Ghaffar Khan in the Northwest Frontier of British India. The group was notable for its.

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Though the British claimed that the Khudai Khidmatgar was a paramilitary group based on the rigorous training volunteers faced, the organization continued to act through nonviolence. The session ended badly with Maulana Shaukat Ali nearly being attacked by one member from the Punjab.

Ghaffar Khan approved the plan and traveled throughout the frontier with the Khudai Khidmatgar, encouraging people to take part in the Congress civil disobedience campaign. Volunteers went to the villages and khidmatagr schools, helped on work projects, and maintained order at jhudai gatherings.

Ghaffar Khan was banned from the province. Retrieved 25 May Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, the leader of the Khudai ,hudai Servants of Godstarted his resistance against the British by opening up schools throughout the districts of Mardan and Peshawar, educating villagers on the reforms he planned for India.

It was followed fourteen hundred years ago by the Prophet all the time he was in Mecca. Khidmatgars were active in Muzaffarnagar, UP, after communal violence wrecked the social fabric, holding peace campaigns and running relief camps.

Khuadi Independence in August marked the beginning of the end of the Khudai Khidmatgar movement.

This was a movement that began as a Muslim group against the British policies from World War I, but evolved into an khhudai group khuai Hindu participation as well. The Khudai Khidmatgar movement faced another crackdown for its role in the Quit India Movement after ; in that period it started facing increasing opposition from the Muslim League in the province. It had no connection as such with the Khudai Khidmatgars.


They all believe in Allah yet declare each other Kaafir on the basis of minor issues. This area was occupied by the British in and divided into two areas. Badshah Khan envisaged Khidmatgars as a spiritual body of volunteers drawn from all religions.

Quoted in Khan We love our country And respect our country Zealously we protect it For the glory of God By cannon or gun undismayed Soldiers and horsemen, None can come between, Our work and our duty. This was only lhidmatgar with increased violence from the British government. Ganga Sagar, a year-old khudi student from Bikaner district, was an RSS activist when he came across Khidmatgars three years ago.

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Khidmathar Add Image Add an image Do you have any images for this title? The refusal by Bacha Khan to accept Salaar Aslam caused a great damage to the party in southern districts of the province where Khudai Khidmatgars won all the seats of the provincial as well as national assemblies in the previous elections.

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Ina split occurred within the Pakhtun Zalmey, the youth organisation affiliated with Bacha Khan’s Khudai Khidmatgar movement. K quotes the Holy Prophet khidmatvar saying: But nothing can conquer nonviolence.

He said ‘there is an answer to violence, which is more violence. This depravity has in-fact been created by the self-seekers in the guise of religion.

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Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. It keeps standing up. This is supposedly proved by its failure to pose a challenge to the Pakistani government amidst a crackdown that was far more brutal than any done by the British. As they ban musical khurai extravagance in the marriage ceremonies. One last time, he had made the borders drawn by nation states irrelevant.


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His th birth anniversary on February 6 was uneventful. The warring parties declared ceasefire for a day as thousands walked the distance through the Khyber Pass to Jalalabad in Afghanistan with his remains. While the Ghaffar Khan family maintains a hold over the political philosophy of the movement, its history has largely been wiped out from official memory in Pakistan. The khudqi area was a tribal area where the people lived semi-independent lives without much influence from the British.

Full Cast and Crew. The schools of the Khudai Khidmatgar used poetry, skits, and music to reinforce concepts to the people. Visit Prime Video to explore more titles. The British government harassed them and their family members sexually, but they did not lose passions and did not adopt any violent way.

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It gradually became more political as its members were being targeted by the British Raj. However the brutality increased and in one case five police officers in Benares had to be suspended due to “horrific reports about violence used against young female volunteers”.

Last accessed 22 March Sharada Prasad, and B. Retrieved 24 September At these schools, people learned to spin thread, grind wheat for flour, and press oil seeds for cooking oil.