He was the younger brother of the famous Ahmadi, Chaudhry Muhammad Zafrullah Khan, he seems to have been born in roughly 1904, he had another brother named Shukrullah Khan, his father’s name was Chaudhry Nasrullah Khan (died on September 2, 1926), he was also a lawyer. He shows up on the Ahmadiyya scene in September of 1931. He was sent to Kashmir in September of 1931, per the order of the Khalifa, who was also the President of the All India Kashmir Committee, to help poor Kashmiri’s fight their cases vs. the Maharaja (See Khan “The construction of the Ahmadiyya Identity”). He was the youngest of the brothers.


He was in England studying for the BAR exam (See “My Mother” by Zafrullah Khan).

He is sent by his Khalifa to inspect the tract of 1000 acres of land, which would eventually be called Rabwah (see page 24).

His son, Ijaz Nasrullah Khan was killed in the 2010 Ahmadiyya Lahore mosque attacks.
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Brief Life Sketch of Chaudhry Sir Muhammad Zafrulla Khan


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Copland, Ian, “Islam and Political Mobilization in Kashmir, 1931-34”, which was published in an academic journal entitled: “PACIFIC AFFAIRS”, Vol. 54, No. 2 (Summer, 1981), pp. 228-259 (32 pages), Published by: Pacific Affairs, University of British Columbia

Heroes of Kashmir : Molvi Muhammad Abdullah Vakil


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