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Shah Waliullah Dehlawi

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Shah Waliullah

One of the Great Muslim Scholar of his time and a great leader who always fought for Muslim dignity and unity. He left no Stone unturned for establishment of Muslim Rule. His Name is “ Shah Waliullah ”

Shah Waliullah, was born in Delhi in 1703 in an educated family of religious learning. His full name is “Shah Waliullah Dehlawi”. His father, Shah Abdul Rahim, was a reputed religious scholar of his time. He was inclined towards religion even in his early life to an extent that he memorized the Holy Quran at the age of seven.

Later he studied allied religious disciplines such as Quranic Tafseer, Hadith and in to the knowledge ofMathematics, literature and philosophy face in his contemporary environments.

The ruler, Muhammad Shah, was an incompetent person incapable of controlling the political situation. He failed to maintain law and order.

The control of the central government. Certain communities especially, Jats’ and ‘Sikhs’ had revolted against the hegemony of the Muslim ruler “Muhammad Shah”.

On perceiving the alarming political situation, Shah Waliullah drew the attention of the king and warned him about its disastrous results. the latter did not pay heed and remained indifferent.

Muslim Scholar Shah Waliullah

Non-responsive attitude of the ruler compelled Shah Waliullah to look forward for seeking the help of any other ruler who could avert the situation in favor of the Muslims. He decided to invite Ahmad Shah Abdali, the ruler of Afghanistan, to invade India so as to save the Muslims by defeating Mahrattas.

He attacked India with full force and in the battlefield of Panipat he inflicted crushing defeat on But the

Afghan conqueror did not care to consolidate his position .They went back bothering least about the fate of the Muslim empire in India.

Pani pat Shah Waliullah Dehlawi

Indeed shah Waliullah was a great Muslim fighter and a scholar.

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