Faraizi Movement 1830-57

 

Faraizi Movement [1830-57] 

  • Faraizi Movement was started in East Bengal.
  • The founder of this movement was Haji Shariatullah.
    His movement basically targeted the most depressed class of the Muslims.
  • He asked them to give up un-Islamic customs and practices and to act upon the commandments of the religion called Faraiz or duties.
  • He died in 1840.
    His son Muhammad Mohsin, known as Dadhu Mian, succeeded Haji Shariatullah.
  • He died in 1860.

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