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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People were also taught information about prisons, which they might face for their protests, and also the importance of nonviolence.

The two concepts of religion, Simeon outlines, is centred on the question: He observed the organisation closely for about six months and found it genuine and joined. The movement was facing intense pressure by and the leadership under Ghaffar Khan was actively seeking political allies in India to help reduce the pressure on it by the British authorities.

Although forms of civil disobedience continued afterthey were drastically reduced due to the repressive violence.

The decision to resign proved a pivotal moment in Indian history, in the Frontier it was instrumental in giving those groups that opposed the Khudai Khidmatgar movement the opportunity to broaden their constituency.

This unnerved many Indian officers working in the region as khkdai those days of conservative India it khidmtagar considered a grave insult to attack women, more so in a conservative Pashtun society.

The purpose of this movement was to bring reform in the Pakhtun society. September Learn how and when to remove this template message. This move gave an opportunity to the Muslim League to develop and for the British authorities to alter their strategy. Pakistan’s Independence in August marked the beginning of the end of the Khudai Khidmatgar movement.

This was a local battle in the North-West Frontier Province, but the Khudai Khidmatgar was also part of the Indian National Congress and was involved in the national struggle for Indian independence. Also called Surkh Posh or “Red Shirts”, this was originally a social reform organisation focusing on education and the elimination of blood feuds; it was known as the Anjuman-e-Islah-e Afghania society for reformation of Afghans.


Moreover it stressed upon the use of country cotton presses and country spinning wheels. However, the British Raj refused to comply with the demand of this resolution.

Khidatgar Pir created a breakaway Muslim League, however, it proved no match for Qayyum who engineered his re-election in The Khudai Khidmatgar organization required volunteers to take oaths and participate in training camps to learn about the goals of the movement.

New persons took the Khudai Khidmatgar pledge in response, and surrounded the jail. Khidmatar the Government Organizations had any arrangement for the education.

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Khudai-Khidmatgars hired hotels in Kisa Khani bazar and other areas of Peshawar. Lodi dynasty Suri dynasty Hotak dynasty Durrani dynasty Barakzai dynasty more. Khudai Khidmatgars has volunteers in 14 states and, according to Faisal they number about 10, Print Visual Audio Video. Visit our Streaming Guide.

He had come to make his escape to Nazi Germany via Afghanistan. He is the Gandhi India lost when the subcontinent was partitioned. Then a lot of people decided to leave India for Afghanistan.

Khudai Khidmatgars, Frontier Gandhi’s non-violent army, gets a new life

Women were recruited too, and played an important role in the struggles to come. More importantly, such demanding activities trained volunteers for nonviolent war with the British. Most Anticipated Indian Movies and Shows. He successfully stopped an attempted rapprochement between Ghaffar Khan and Muhammad Ali Jinnah by stopping a planned meeting between the two citing security threats.

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The Khudai-Khidmatgar movement played an important role in the civil disobedience movement launched by Congress during But nothing can conquer nonviolence. On May 30, a British officer was killed during a protest in the village of Takar. Congress activists were arrested and a curfew was imposed on all movement for 24 kjudai. The move shocked the British authorities who were forced to ease pressure on the KK. By its leadership was exiled from the province and large khudau were arrested.


So to demolish this curse from the Pashtoon society and to unite them under the single platform.

Edit Cast Credited cast: Emphasis was also given to the women education. Khiidmatgar Mullahs were told that in case of good progress they would also be considered for government pension. By the end of the destruction, approximately unarmed people were killed and many more were injured. This coincided with a determined effort by the British Raj to discredit the movement with the assistance of mullahs khudqi ulema allied with the British. This depravity has in-fact been created by the self-seekers in the guise of religion.

Khudai Khidmatgars, Frontier Gandhi’s non-violent army, gets a new life

Khan Sahib was elected as Chief Minister. For the education and training of such individuals an Azad Islami High School was established in Ks requested people in the name of religion and Pathan honor to shun this bad habit of squandering their wealth, quite often borrowed for each occasions. The session ended badly with Maulana Shaukat Ali nearly being attacked by one member from the Punjab. As a result, it has been seen as a secessionist movement in Pakistan, and in the s and s it was also perceived as pro communist, an argument that was used by conservative elements to discredit it as anti-Islam.