Agha Shorish Kashmiri

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Agha Shorish Kashmiri (1917-1975) was a scholar, writer, debater, and leader of the Majlis-e-Ahrar-e-Islam party. He was a figure of the freedom movement of undivided India, as well as the chief editor of the weekly Chattan.[1]Kashmiri started his political career in 1920 when he delivered a historical speech at the Khilafat conference, during the presidency of Allama Iqbal. He was a student of Zafar Ali Khan, but was disappointed by the violence at the Shaheed Ganj Mosque in 1921.[citation needed]
 
Kashmiri was impressed by Chaudhry Afzal Haq, who was a political leader of Indian sub-continent, so he joined All-India Majlis-e-Ahrar-e-Islam and the struggle for Ahrar Party. Kashmiri was also impressed by his religious and political teacher in typical word murshad Ameer-e-Shariyyat Syed Ata Ullah Shah Bukhari.[vague]Kashmiri was elected as secretary General of All-India Majlis-e-Ahrar-e-Islam in 1946. He played a role[2] in Tehreek-e-Khatme Nabuwwat in 1974.
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