Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah

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Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah
Born 26 December 1874, Saturday
Nalta Sharif, Satkhira District, Bangladesh
Died 9 February 1965(1965-02-09) (aged 90)
Nalta Sharif
Nationality Bangladesh
Other names Sultanul Aaulia Kutubul Aktab Gause Jaman Aref Billah Hazrat Sah-Sufi Aalhaaj Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah Warsee
Occupation Educator
Assistant Director of the Department of Education, Undivided Bengal & Assam
Known for Foundation of Nalta Central Ahsania Mission, Dhaka Ahsania Mission and Dhaka University

Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah (26 December 1874 – 9 February 1965) was an educator, litterateur, Islamic theologist and social reformer of Pre-partition India. He was instrumental in the formation of the University of Dhaka and is the namesake of Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology.[1]

Career[edit]

Ahsanullah completed his MA in Philosophy from Presidency College, Kolkata in 1895, and went on to serve as first Muslim Headmaster of Rajshahi Collegiate School. He became the first person amongst the Hindus and Muslims of Undivided Bengal to join the Indian Education Service. He served as a Senator of the University of Calcutta, and was especially active in the movement to establish the University of Dhaka.

Ahsania Mission[edit]

Ahsanullah founded "Nalta Central Ahsania Mission (NCAM)" [1] [2]. on 15-March-1935 at Nalta Sharif. NCAM is the central Ahsania Mission in the world. "Divine & humanitarian service" is the motto of Ahsania Mission [3].

Then, in 1958, Ahsanullah founded the Dhaka Ahsania Mission,[2] a non-profitable organization with broad social goals. DAM founded the Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology, Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah Teachers Training College (KATTC), Ahsania Mission College (AMC), Ahsanullah Institute of Information & Communication Technology (AIICT), Ahsania Mission Institute of Medical Technology (AMIMT), Ahsania Institute of Technology and Business (AITB), Ahsania e- Solutions ( AeS ), Ahsania Mission Book Distribution House ( AMBDH), Ahsania Mission Cancer & General Hospital (AMCGH), etc., naming it in honor of their founder.

Ahsania Mission in the world
Ahsania Welfare Mission Ashashuni Ahsania Mission Ashkarpur Ahsania Mission
Australia Ahsania Mission Bagbati Ahsania Mission Bagmari Ahsania Mission
Bajropatulia Ahsania Mission Baliadanga Ahsania Mission Baligonj Ahsania Women Mission
Bashantopur Ahsania Mission Bashantopur Ahsania Women Mission Bashdoha Ahsania Mission
Canada Ahsania Mission Chandipur Ahsania Mission Chandipur Ahsania Women Mission
Chanduria Ahsania Mission Charda Ahsania Mission Charda Ahsania Women Mission
Charsripur Ahsania Mission Chinedanga Ahsania Mission Chiringa Ahsania Mission
Chitra Ahsania Mission Chittagong Ahsania Mission Chok-maghri Ahsania Women Mission
Chokoria Ahsania Mission Choubaria Ahsania Mission Debhata Bashantapur Ahsania Mission
Debipur Ahsania Mission Dhaka Ahsania Mission Dhaka Ahsania Women Mission
Dhaka Metropolitan Ahsania Mission Dulahajra Ahsania Mission Fuldi Ahsania Mission
Ghonapara Ahsania Mission Ghuni Ahsania Mission Gobordari Ahsania Mission
Gobordari Ahsania Women Mission Gopalgonj Ahsania Mission Goranbaria Ahsania Mission
Gulbag Ahsania Women Mission Hadipur Ahsania Mission Hawalkhali Ahsania Mission
Hinguli Ahsania Mission Hobigonj Ahsania Mission Hobigonj Ahsania Women Mission
Jamalnagar Ahsania Mission Jessore Ahsania Mission Jhikra Ahsania Mission
Jogonnatpur Ahsania Women Mission Kajla Ahsania Mission Kakra Ahsania Mission
Kaligonj Ahsania Mission Kalutola Ahsania Mission Kamta Ahsania Mission
Kamta Ahsania Women Mission Kaondanga Ahsania Mission Kashibati Ahsania Mission
Katonda Ahsania Mission Khanjia Ahsania Mission Khejurbaria Ahsania Mission
Khilgaon Ahsania Mission Khulna Ahsania Mission Khulna Ahsania Women Mission
Kolaroa Ahsania Mission Kora Ahsania Mission Kulia Ahsania Mission
Kumira Ahsania Mission Kushkhali Ahsania Mission Kushkhali Ahsania Women Mission
Kutijuri Ahsania Mission Labsha Ahsania Mission Labsha Ahsania Women Mission
Lalmatia Ahsania Mission Lalmatia Ahsania Women Mission Lalmonirhat Ahsania Mission
Maghri Ahsania Mission Maghri Ahsania Women Mission Maghurali Ahsania Mission
Maghurali Ahsania Women Mission Marka Ahsania Mission Moddho-Bashabo Ahsania Women Mission
Mohanagari Ahsania Mission Moheshpur Ahsania Mission Mohishpur Ahsania Mission
Moricha Vangor Ahsania Mission Moricha Vangor Ahsania Women Mission Nalta Ahsania Women Mission
Nalta Central Ahsania Mission Nangla Ahsania Mission Nangol-kort Ahsania Mission
Naoga Ahsania Mission Naranpur Ahsania Mission Nazimgonj Ahsania Mission
Noapara Ahsania Mission Norar-chok Ahsania Mission Nurnagar Ahsania Mission
Pabna Ahsania Mission Paikara Ahsania Mission Paikara Ahsania Women Mission
Parulia Ahsania Mission Parulia Ahsania Women Mission Patli Ahsania Mission
Pyegram Ahsania Mission Ramzankati Ahsania Mission Rupdia Ahsania Mission
Satbosh Ahsania Mission Satkhira Ahsania Mission Shikri Ahsania Mission
Shokhipur Ahsania Mission Shokhipur Ahsania Women Mission Shonatikari Ahsania Mission
Shonatikari Ahsania Women Mission Sri-ula Ahsania Mission Sultanpur Ahsania Mission
Sylhet Ahsania Mission Tangra Ahsania Mission Tejgaon Ahsania Mission
Tejgaon Ahsania Women Mission Tetulia Ahsania Mission Valuka Chadpur Ahsania Mission
Varasimla Ahsania Mission Varukhali Mahmudpur Ahsania Mission Varukhali Mahmudpur Ahsania Women Mission
Vetkhali Ahsania Mission Veula Ahsania Mission Virginia Ahsania Mission

[1] [3][4][5]

Works[edit]

He wrote around 100 books on different contents. Among his notable books are:

  • Bangabhasa O Musalman Sahitya (1918)
  • Teachers’ Manual (1918)
  • Islam O Adarsha Mahapurus (1926)
  • Hejaz Bhraman (1929)
  • Hazrat Mohammad (Sm) (1931)
  • Shiksaksetre Bangiya Musalman (1931)
  • History of the Muslim World (1931)
  • Tariqat Shiksa (1940)
  • Amar Jibandhara (1946)
  • Sufi (1947)
  • Bangla Sahitya(1948)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About AUST". Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology. Retrieved 3 April 2012. 
  2. ^ http://www.ahsaniamission.org.bd/index.php
  3. ^ "Dhaka Ahsania Mission". Retrieved 3 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Nalta Central Ahsania Mission". Retrieved 5 April 2013. 
  5. ^ "AHSANULLAH". Retrieved 5 April 2013.