He was another early toilet attendant of MGA, the other was Shaikh Hamid Ali. His name is also spelled as Muhammad Abdullah of Sannour. He was the 4th person to become an Ahmadi in the famous bait ceremony of 1889. His name can also be spelled as Muhammad Abdullah Sanauri. He passed away on October 7th, 1927 on a Friday (See Dard). He related many stories to Mirza Bashir Ahmad which were published in Seeratul Mahdi. His nephew is the famous Dard who wrote, “Life of Ahmad” (1947). The other famous toilet attendant was Shaikh Hamid Ali. His name is also spelled as Miyan ‘Abdullah of Sannour, who is a patwari [A village registrar of land] in Patiala State (See Tadhkirah, 2009 edition). He lived in MGA’s house.
At barely 18 years old, he is employed by MGA as a toilet attendant.
Along with Shaikh Hamid Ali, he accompanies MGA to Hoshiarpur. MGA occupied the upper story of the Taweila and entrusted different duties to his three companions. M. Abdullah Sanauri was to prepare food for MGA and serve it. Sh. Hamid Ali had to do the house work and also attend to visitors. Fateh Khan was required to do the shopping.
He worked with MGA as a letter writer and general servant. He was involved in MGA’s discussions with The Rev. Mr. Stanton.
He is #4 on the original bait list.
He is listed on the famous list of the first 313 Ahmadi’s, he is listed as #36.
He dies and is buried with some of the clothing of MGA in terms of the story of the red drops.
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