Towards the end of 1906, MGA and his team setup a “Council” that would manage the movement in the future, this was mostly in terms of finances, however, it also covered spiritual matters.  Nonetheless, below is the list of the original 14 members.  At least 5-6 were family members of MGA….through marriage or otherwise…


With the publication of


  1. Maulana Nur-ud-Din —


  1. Maulana Muhammad Ali —


  1. Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din —

Legal Advisor

  1. Maulana Syed Muhammad Ahsan of Amroha
  2. Mirza Bashir-ud-Din Mahmud Ahmad
  3. Nawab Muhammad Ali Khan of Malir Kotla
  4. Seth Abdur Rahman of Madras
  5. Maulana Ghulam Hasan Khan of Peshawar
  6. Mir Hamid Shah of Sailkot
  7. Shaikh Rahmatullah of Lahore
  8. Dr. Mirza Yaqub Baig of Lahore
  9. Dr. Syed Muhammad Husain Shah of Lahore
  10. Dr. Khalifa Rashid-ud-Din
  11. Dr. Mir Muhammad IsmailSee Muhammad Ali, A Mighty Striving, PAGE 52