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Badshah Khan

Badshah Khan, also written Bacha Khan, full name Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan (1890-1988) was a Muslim follower of Gandhi and a major contributor to the freedom struggle of the 1930s.  He was from the Pakhtun (Pashtun, Pakhtoon) area of what was then the North West Frontier Province of India.  This devout Muslim raised a nonviolent… read more