24-30 January

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Compiled by Tariq Hayat, Missionary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat

24 January 1929: Hazrat Babu Roshan Din, may Allah be pleased with him, from Sialkot passed away. He was a companion of the Promised Messiah, peace be upon him.

24 January 1951: Alhaj Abdul Wahab al Askari visited Rabwah and spoke to the students and staff of Jamiatul-Mubashireen. He was the editor of an Arabic magazine, Al Salam al Baghdadia and was assigned to represent Iraq at meetings of Muslim states.

25 January 1929: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maud, may Allah be pleased with him, reviewed the recent developments in Afghan politics and gave guidance to Muslims on crucial issues.

25 January 1934: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra addressed a gathering in Qasur, talking about the principles of Ahmadiyyat.

25 January 1935: An organisation named ‘‘All India National League’’ was initiated in Lahore. Its aim was to establish rights, while abiding by the law of the land. Sheikh Bashir Ahmad Sahib was assigned as its president.

25 January 1936: Maulvi Ramzan Ali Sahib departed from Qadian for Argentina to establish a mission there.

26 January 1920: Hazrat Mufti Muhammad Sadiq, may Allah be pleased with him, caught a ship from England for the USA. He reached Philadelphia in the second week of February to preach the message of the Jamaat.

26 January 1926: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra delivered a speech at the boarding house of Madrasa Ahmadiyya. His speech was later published under title of Zarreen Hadayat.

26 January 1937: Hazrat Munshi Abdur Rahman from Kapurthala India, may Allah be pleased with him, passed away at the age of 98. He was a companion of the Promised Messiahas.

27 January 1929: The Brahmu Samaj convened a two-day conference of religions in Kolkata where a paper by Hazrat Mufti Muhammad Sadiqra was read out.

27 January 1944: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra arrived back in Qadian from Lahore. The return to Qadian was momentous as in Lahore, he had been informed by Allah through a vision that he was the Musleh-e-Maud (the Promised Son).

27 January 1946: The Ahmadiyya Intercollegiate Association organised a session at the historic YMCA hall in Lahore. The event was attended by Hazrat Sir Chaudhry Zafarulla Khanra. He spoke on some aspects of the Palestine issue.

27 January 1954: A copy of the Dutch translation of the Holy Quran was presented to Mr Ghulam Muhammad, Governor General of Pakistan. This valued gift was from Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra and was delivered by a special delegation of Jamaat members.

28 January 1929: The main hall of Talim-ul-Islam High School in Qadian held a first-of-its-kind event where a joint prize distribution ceremony was held, comprising of almost every central institute. Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra graciously blessed the event with his attendance and handed out prizes.

28 January 1944: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra announced during his Friday Sermon that he was informed by God that he was the Musleh-e-Maud. Huzoorra shared details of his vision with Jamaat members in public.

28 January 1945: A group of Buddhists arranged a multi-faith congress in Kanpur. An Ahmadi missionary also attended and shared the Jamaat’s view about other religions.

28 January 1955: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra unveiled a new scheme designed for graduates of Jamia to enhance their skills and abilities in other spheres of life and not solely in religious matters.

29 January 1926: A special Jalsa was held in Qadian, which included 24 speeches in different languages. Hazrat Mufti Muhammad Sadiqra supervised the project. The final speech of this unique Jalsa was delivered by Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra.

29 January 1932: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra commenced his trip towards Lahore.

29 January 1934: The Malabar area of Southern India saw yet another wave of shameless persecution against the already sidelined Jamaat members. Several cruelties were committed, including a burial of an Ahmadi being stopped.

29 January 1936: Hazrat Sheikh Nur Ahmadra passed away. He was a companion of the Promised Messiahas.

29 January 1943: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra introduced a scheme of life devotion. Through this, a vast network of missionaries was established who spread the message of Islam Ahmadiyyat to far off villages across the Indian subcontinent.

29 January 1944: The first ever Musleh-e-Maud Day was held in Qadian. The main event was organised at Masjid Aqsa and was addressed by scholars of the Jamaat.

29 January 1946: Hazrat Hakim Abdul Aziz Khanra, the owner of Tibya Ajaib Ghar, Qadian passed away. This companion of the Promised Messiahas took oath of allegiance in 1905 and served the community by providing medicine.

29 January 1954: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra departed for Lahore, where his stay remained until 4 February.

29 January 1956: A delegation comprising of students from Government College Lyallpur (now Faisalabad) enjoyed the blessed audience of Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra.

29 January 1959: The first All Pakistan Basketball Tournament kicked off in Rabwah. Hazrat Hafiz Mirza Nasir Ahmadrh inaugurated the three-day national event. The awards ceremony on the final day was graced by Hazrat Chaudhry Zafarulla Khanra.

30 January 1935: The District Magistrate of Gurdaspur imposed section 144 in Qadian. The section empowered him to prohibit an assembly of more than four people in an area. This callous move withheld the rights of Jamaat members to move freely in their own town. Yet the opponents of the Jamaat were set free to roam in the town until 2 April, when the High Court dismissed this executive order of the magistrate after hearing both sides.

30 January 1950: The first ever Jamaat college outside of Pakistan was established and successfully run in Ghana. Dr Safiruddin Bashir of London was appointed as its pioneer principal.

30 January 1956: A delegation of three established scientists from Russia and America visited Rabwah for two days. Prof Brotof from Lenin Grad, Prof Skateman and Prof Emparess from the USA visited Talim-ul-Islam College and addressed the faculty members and students at the campus. They later enjoyed the blessed company of Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra.

30 January 1956: The Society of Servants of God, an entity based in Mumbai, invited a missionary from the Jamaat to an event to discuss similarities.

30 January 1959: A school established in Free Town, Sierra Leone started operating. The school was jointly run by the Jamaat and the government.

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