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Words of Freedom: Ideas of a Nation: Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan by Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
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Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
In , he was nominated for the Nobel peace prize. In , he became the first non-citizen to be awarded India's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna. Ghaffar Khan was born into a generally peaceful and prosperous family from Charsadda, in the Peshawar Valley. His father, Behram Khan, was a land owner, farmer, and the chief of the Mohammedzais "sons of Mohamed" tribe of the Pashtun Pathan people. Ghaffar was the second son of Behram to attend the British run Edward's mission school—an unusual arrangement since it was discouraged by the local mullahs.
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…., He was a political and spiritual leader known for his nonviolent opposition; he was a lifelong pacifist and devout Muslim.
He died on January 20, , 40 years after Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on January 30, Their relationship — both personal and political — holds profound lessons for the world today, just as their beleaguered legacies remain under constant attack, the latest of which was today in Pakistan, as the Dawn reported :. Bacha Khan, non-violent soldier of Islam, died The assault on the university in his name is an assault on his legacy. This short extract from the introduction to The Pathan Unarmed provides only a glimpse of Frontier Gandhi's personality — and his legacy that remains under attack perhaps precisely because he showed how a political movement combining Islam, non- violence and Pukhtun pride could be so enormously successful. Growing up in Delhi I had witnessed over the previous years a long succession of obituaries and funerals as more or less celebrated veterans of the independence struggle had passed on to their final reward.
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