Agha Shorish Kashmiri
|Agha Shorish Kashmiri|
|Born||Abdul Karim Shorish
Lahore, British India
|Died||November 6, 1975
|Occupation||Journalist, orator, poet, political activist, historian|
|Genres||Nazm and articles|
Agha Shorish Kashmiri (1917-1975) was a scholar, writer, debater, and leader of the Majlis-e-Ahrar-e-Islam party. He was a figure of the freedom movement of undivided India, as well as the chief editor of the weekly Chattan.
Kashmiri started his political career in 1935 when he delivered a historical speech at the Shaheed Ganj Mosque conference, during the presidency of Zafar Ali Khan. He was a student of Zafar Ali Khan, but was disappointed by the violence at the Shaheed Ganj Mosque in 1935.
Kashmiri was impressed by Chaudhry Afzal Haq, who was a political leader of Indian sub-continent, so he joined All-India Majlis-e-Ahrar-e-Islam and the struggle for Ahrar Party. Kashmiri was also impressed by his religious and political teacher in typical word murshad Ameer-e-Shariyyat Syed Ata Ullah Shah Bukhari.[vague]
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