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Remembering Maqbool Sherwani's sacrifice on this day in 1947 - Hero of Kashmir

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Now many of u guys don't know this guy but this he was intensely hated by Jinnah... 

Whatta Hero...  Savior of Srinagar from Tribals in Nov 1947. 

 

Young and enthusiastic Sherwani came into much prominence when Mohammad Ali Jinnah came to Kashmir in May 1944. While addressing the mammoth gathering at Baramulla, where Jinnah tried to propagate his two-nation theory and made appeals in the name of religion, Sherwani dismantled the communal politics of the Muslim League and tried to put a garland of shoes around his neck. He forced him to come down the platform and stopped his speech. As Sherwani was against the principles of communal politics of the Muslim League, he raised the slogan,

 

“Sher-i- Kasmir ka kya Irshad? (What does the lion of Kashmir want?)

Hindu, Muslim, Sikh Ithaad”. (The unity of Hindu, Muslim, and Sikh).

 

Nice of GOI to add him into Unsung hero category

https://amritmahotsav.nic.in/unsung-heroes-detail.htm?3733

 

Whatta legend his story:adore::adore:

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7 hours ago, zen said:

Unfortunately, there are now Jinnahs than Sherwanis 

Proper movie material this guy...  I didn't even knew about him till yesterday.  Have heard the stories about Tribals wasting valuable time before reaching Srinagar didn't knew he was one of the main reasons. 

Sherwani was so mad with the love of the land that he had become unmindful of his own safety. To frustrate the raiders’ advance towards Srinagar, he convincingly misinformed the infiltrators, diverted them, and made them wander aimlessly in the Sumbal area on the wrong routes. His display of presence of mind exhausted their precious time till the troops of the Sikh Regiment of the Indian army could reach Srinagar for its defense, thus, dismantling the plan by Pakistani strategists to capture and control the Srinagar airport and cutting it off from the rest of India.

 

However, after realizing that they were being misguided, the dreaded raiders chased Sherwani, who was in sumbal, 35 km away from Baramulla.  To punish him for making an intentional delay, raiders dragged him back to Baramulla. To teach him a lesson for misguiding them and to create horrors in the minds of the people, he was crucified in the central square of Baramula. Even when the blood was oozing out of the wounds on his body, the tribals wrote kafir on his shirt with his own blood. Sherwani preferred death to the betrayal of his country. The raiders offered to set him free if he would shout the slogans “Down with Sheikh Abdullah”. Instead, Maqbool Sherwani spat at the face of the raiders and shouted the popular slogan “Hindu-Muslim-Sikh Itihad, Azad Hindustan Zindabad”. This provoked the raiders, who in a fit of anger, shot bullets that pierced through his heart.  Later, even after his death, the inhuman raiders shot fourteen bullets into his dead body.

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30 minutes ago, coffee_rules said:

Need such heroes to be remembered. Till now Hurriyat and sons of school teachers were heroes in the valley

Blame the bureaucracy I bet 99.99% people in J&K and India don't even know this guy existed.. 

There is a memorial & auditorium in his name in Baramulla where officials go to pay respects ...  But yeah Hurriyat & That bastard Yasin Malik used to be called Youth icon on Indian channels:mad:

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22 hours ago, Ranvir said:

You can sing his praised all you want. Partition happened 75 years ago, deal with it. 

 

Jammu and Kashmir should have been partioned just like Punjab and Bengal. It would have saved billions of dollars, thousands of lives and much less headaches. 

There is no guarantee of that, Partition happened but were we benefitted in any way ? It only benefitted the elite class who got crores of properties only to live their life lavishly.
The poor class is still jumping the wires and crossing the border.

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On Wed Nov 09 2022 at 7:56 PM, Ranvir said:

It wasn't done properly. There should have been a complete population transfer. The Muslim majority areas should have gone to Pakistan and the Hindu majority to India. 

It has caused too much grief. 

What part of King of J&K acceding to India u do not understand?   Also only a fool would lose the Water resources to the enemy.  India sits pretty with Enemy's lifeline in its hands. 

If Anything Pakistan's actions only solidified its mainland security wise.  Full JK in India's control would have meant endgame for Pak in any future conflict...  And saved opening another front to Islamanad,  troubled KPK. 

Overall the state got divided to its perfections. 

Perhaps losing Mirpur which had most Hindu/Sikh population  was a big blow from our side. 

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On 11/7/2022 at 9:48 AM, Lone Wolf said:

Now many of u guys don't know this guy but this he was intensely hated by Jinnah... 

Whatta Hero...  Savior of Srinagar from Tribals in Nov 1947. 

 

Young and enthusiastic Sherwani came into much prominence when Mohammad Ali Jinnah came to Kashmir in May 1944. While addressing the mammoth gathering at Baramulla, where Jinnah tried to propagate his two-nation theory and made appeals in the name of religion, Sherwani dismantled the communal politics of the Muslim League and tried to put a garland of shoes around his neck. He forced him to come down the platform and stopped his speech. As Sherwani was against the principles of communal politics of the Muslim League, he raised the slogan,

 

“Sher-i- Kasmir ka kya Irshad? (What does the lion of Kashmir want?)

Hindu, Muslim, Sikh Ithaad”. (The unity of Hindu, Muslim, and Sikh).

 

Nice of GOI to add him into Unsung hero category

https://amritmahotsav.nic.in/unsung-heroes-detail.htm?3733

 

Whatta legend his story:adore::adore:

true heroes get forgotten in the sands of time while loudmouths and motormouths survive longer

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20 hours ago, Lone Wolf said:

What part of King of J&K acceding to India u do not understand?   Also only a fool would lose the Water resources to the enemy.  India sits pretty with Enemy's lifeline in its hands. 

If Anything Pakistan's actions only solidified its mainland security wise.  Full JK in India's control would have meant endgame for Pak in any future conflict...  And saved opening another front to Islamanad,  troubled KPK. 

Overall the state got divided to its perfections. 

Perhaps losing Mirpur which had most Hindu/Sikh population  was a big blow from our side. 

King schming. Where is the king today? If Kashmir had been partitioned properly I doubt India and Pakistan would have had a single war to date. India probably wouldn't have even got involved in the Bangladesh war. 

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