Agha Shorish Kashmiri
Agha Shorish Kashmiri

   
Agha Shorish Kashmiri was a leader, debater, writer and, scholar and was associated with the Majlis-e-Ahrar. He was a figure of sincerity and loyalty. Apart from being a fearless journalist and orator, he was also a lover of the Prophet. His feat was that when there was talk of Islamic socialism everywhere, he stood firm in front of the socialists, and despite coming to power, he did not dare to implement socialism and, finally, succeeded in making the Qadianis a minority. This article has all the information about Agha, including Agha Shorish Kashmiri Biography.

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Name:Agha Shorish Kashmiri
Local Language Name:آغا شورش کشمیری
Famous As:Journalist
Nationality:Pakistan
Residence:Lahore
Education:Matriculation
Religion:Islam
Profession:Journalist, Orator, Poet, Political activist and Historian
Pen Name:Shorish
Genre:Nazm poetry and News magazine Editor
Born
Date:14 August 1917
Place:Lahore, British India
Family
Spouse:Khursheed Begum
Children:Agha Mashood Shorish
Died
Date:6th October 2013
Rest Place:Lahore

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Agha Shorish Kashmiri Biography

  • Whether it was the issue of protection of the Prophet’s honor or the struggle for the protection of the doctrine of the end of Prophethood, Agha would come out in the field with swords and shrouds. The love of the Holy Prophet, like every faithful Muslim, remained the goal of Agha’s whole life. 
  • The love of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) kept him active against the Qadianis, until the last breath of his life. His persistent and relentless struggle to declare the Qadianis a non-Muslim minority through parliament under Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto is one of the brightest chapters in the history of the Movement for the end of Prophethood.

Agha date of birth

He was born on August 14, 1917, in Lahore. Till his death, he lived in Lahore all his life.

Education of Kashmiri

Agha was born into a middle-class family and barely did matriculation. In his student life, it was his routine to read the daily ‘Zamindar.’ As a result, his literary taste matured, and he fell in love with the late Maulana Zafar Ali Khan. He was the heir of Syed Atta Ullah Shah in speech and pupil of Molana Zafar Ali in journalism. He learned prose from Molana Abdul Kalam and Islam from Sayed Abul Aala Maudodi.

Agha Shorish Kashmiri Family

Agha’s spouse Khursheed Begum died in 2017. His son Agha Mashood Shorish is Press Secretary to Governor of Punjab.  

Political Career

  • He started his career by addressing and presiding over the public gatherings of Tehreek-e-Masjid Shaheed Ganj. At a young age, he delivered a powerful speech against the British from the platform of Majlis-e-Ahrar-e-Islam in Agahi Chowk, Multan; as a result, he was subjected to police brutality and subsequent imprisonment, but his passion grew more assertive. 
  • He was sentenced to a total of ten years in prison for participating in the independence movement during the British rule. He was not in Tehreek-e-Pakistan, but his services in the construction of Pakistan are unforgettable. Whether it was the stage of constitution-making in Pakistan or the revival of democratic values, he was seen standing firm in the field as a leader.

As a Writer

Chitaan

  • He launched the weekly ‘Chitaan’ in 1949 and brought it to its peak. ‘Chitaan’ was once a popular leaflet, and people used to get it by queuing at the sale point. He wrote a poem on current affairs, a commentary on books, and a literary column under various pen names. Apart from this, many articles kept coming out of his pen. 
  • As a result of his truthfulness, he was imprisoned from time to time. He shook a dictator like President Ayub by going on a nine-day hunger strike. The dictatorial government was finally forced to bow to him and release him. The ‘Chattan’ declaration was canceled several times, but they never cared about the pros and cons.

Saqi Nama

At the end of President Ayub’s time, he wrote a ‘Saqi Nama,’ which is a chronicle of every dictator’s dark days. He has also analyzed the role of imperialism in changing the world situation. His poems make the reader think.

Anthems

He is also privileged to have written dozens of high-quality anthems during the war of 1971, which were broadcasted on Radio Pakistan and continued to inspire the Pakistani forces. A collection of these songs and poems was later published under the name ‘Al Jihad Wal Jihad.’

Agha Shorish Death

This true lover of Islam and Pakistan, defender of the end of Prophethood belief, a critic of traitors and conscienceless passed away on October 6, 2013.

Agha Shorish Kashmiri Books

  1. Al-Jihaad Va Al Jihaad
  2. Qaid E farang
  3. Iqbal
  4. Kulliyat E Shorish Kashmiri
  5. Hindustaan Mein Ibn E Taymiyaah
  6. Iqbal Aur Qadiyaaniyat
  7. Qalmi Cherhay
  8. Abulkalaam Azad
  9. Sayid At̤aullah Shah Bukhari
  10. Tehreekh E khatm E Nuboowaat
  11. Nauu Rattan
  12. Maẓameen E Shorish
  13. Mirail
  14. Iqbaaliyat E Shorish
  15. Cih qalandaranaah guftam
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