In 1891, as MGA claimed to be the second coming of Esa (As), he was immediately disowned by the entire thrust of Muslims in British India. This wasnt MGA’s first Fatwa of Kufr against him. The ulema was always weary of MGA since he stole people’s money and failed to deliver a quality product, i.e. The Braheen-e-Ahmadiyya (1884). Batalvi seemed to be at the forefront of this push to get MGA declared a Kafir.
“””As against this accusation perhaps the Qadiani or his friends may put forth two excuses. Firstly, that although the Qadiani is a claimant to prophethood but has also stated at the same time that the other name of this prophethood in muhaddathiyyat which shows that by his claim of prophethood is only meant the claim of muhaddathiyyat and not in reality the claim of being a nabi…..the reply is that although it has been stated by the Qadiani that he is a claimant to that kind of prophethood the door whereof shall remain open unto the Day of Resurrection, and that muhaddathiyat is another name of this prophethood whereof he is the claimant, but he has, at the same time, put such an interpretation upon the term muhaddathiyat, and explained its nature to be such that it cannot mean anything but prophethood. “””See Muhammad Ali, “Prophethood in Islam” (1915), page 452
See Muhammad Ali, “Prophethood in Islam” (1915), page 484
703—-Fatwa Kufr, pp. 76, 77
_____________________________________________________________________________________________Dard writes about the famous Fatwa of Kufr
See page 575, footnote
“””In the joint fatwas issued in 1890 against him by certain Maulawis of the Punjab and other parts of India the following are some of the expressions used: Dajjal, a word taken to mean ‘personification of all vices’ by the issuers of the fatwa (Fatwa Ulema’-e-Punjab wa Hindustan, p. 41) ; Dhurriyyat-ud-Dajjal i.e., ‘children of Dajjal’ (Fatwa p. 40) Kadhdhab i. e. ‘a confirmed liar and fabricator’ (Fatwa p. 87), Mulhid wa Zindiq i e., ‘a faithless infidel and a double-dealing heretic’ (Fatwa p. 90); Bad-tarin-e- Khalq i.e., ‘the most wicked of God’s creatures’ (Fatwa, p. 96); Ashaddulmurtaddin i.e., ‘worst of apostates’ (Fatwa, p. 119); Uspar Khuda ki La‘nat i.e , ‘accursed of God’ (Fatwa, p. 149); Uska munh kala hu i.e., ‘may his face be blackened’ (Fatwa, p. 150); Dajajila ka ra‘s-e-ra‘is, i.e., ‘the ring-leader of Dajjals’ (Fatwa, p. 155), Kaj-rau, Balid … Us Shaitan sei ziyadah gumrah hai ju is kei sath kheil raha hai … i.e., ‘perverse, dunce, … even more astray than his playmate the devil …’ (Fatwa p. 101); Is Qadiani kei, chuze Hanud-u-Nasara kei mukhannath hai i.e., ‘the chicks of this Qadiani are castrated eunches of Hindus and Christians’ (Fatwa, p. 100). In the fatwa issued by the ulema of Ludhiana in 1890 the following
words have been used: Chamaru ka ‘Isa i.e., ‘the Christ of the Chamars’ (p.13); Un kei nikah baqi nahi rahei; ju chahei unki ‘Aurtu sai nikah kar lei i.e., ‘the marriage contracts of his and his followers are all void; and any body is free to enter into marriage relationship with any woman in the wedlock of any of them’ (p. 3).
Maulawi Muhammad Husain of Batala wrote in the Isha‘atus-Sannah: Bhangar, makkar, fareibi, mal‘un, a‘war dajjal, abdud-darahim waddananir, jiska ilham ihtilam hai, bei-haya, bhangiyu aur bazari shuhdu ka sargaruh, daku, khureiz, jis ki jama‘at badma‘sh, badkirdar, zani, sharabi, i.e., ‘raving drunkard, intriguer, swindler, accursed, the one eyed Dajjal, slave of silver and gold, whose revelation is nothing but a seminal discharge, shameless, the ring-leader of sweepers and street vagabonds, dacoit, murderer whose followers are scoundrels, villains, adulterers, and drunkards’. (Vol. 16).
Mullah Muhammad Bakhsh of Lahore wrote in a handbill: Gurg-ekuhan Qadiani i.e., ‘deceitful old wolf’; Bharwa jorune jutiaya, i.e., ‘a procurer, who lives on the earnings of prostitutes and is beaten with shoes by his wife.’
Maulawi Abdul Haq Ghaznavi of Amritsar wrote in a leaflet: Ru Siyah, badkar, shaitan, la‘nati, shaqi sarmadi, la‘nat ka tauq us kei galei ka har, la‘n ta‘n ka jut us kai sar par, i.e., ‘black-faced, adulterous, devil, accursed, doomed for ever, having the collar of curse round his neck, and the shoe of imprecation on his head.'”””””””
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