Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Hazrat Molana Mian Pir Haqiqullah Bakoti

The 1st MLA of Circle Bakote

This photo has been extracted from book YAD E BAUZA back cover
written by his son Sahibzada Pir Mohammed Azher Bakoti
Searched and Written by 
MOHAMMED OBAIDULLAH ALVI
(Journalist, Blogger, Historian & Anthropologist)

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Hazrat Molana Mian Pir Haqiqullah Bakoti was the younger son of Hadhrat Molana Pir Fakir-u-llah Bakoti and became one of the first members of the North-West Frontier Province's legislative assembly from the Circle Bakote area. He was a custodian of the Pir Bakoti shrine - a position he inherited from his father. He was a student of the Islamic University of Deoband, India and got direct education by renowned Islamic scholar Anwer Shah Kashmiri, Hussain Ahmed Madni and Ashraf Ali Thanvi. His elder brother Sahibzada Pir Atiqullah Bakoti was not interested in politics and he died in his youth. He took part in the elections of 1952 and won election with a landslid victory as an undisputed candidate of NWFP Assembly from Circle Bakote and defeated Banba-Khakha Sardar Hasan Ali Khan. He moved a motion in respect of Sharia Law in NWFP assembly first time. He organized Anjuman-e-Kashmeriaan in Bakote in 1942. He received and met Quad-e-Azam Mohammed Ali Jinnah at Western Kohala with delegates of dignitaries of Murree and Circle Bakote . He placed the flag of the newly borne Islamic Republic of Pakistan on Kohala Bridge with Sardar Yaqoob Khan, Molana Yaqoob Alvi Birotvi, Lamberdar Isab Khan and many others. He led and participated in the great public procession in Murree. He died in July 1968 and was buried on the left side of his father Hadhrat Pir Faqir-u-llah Bakoti. He was succeeded by Sahibzada Pir Mohammed Azhar Bakoti.
 Pir Sahib public meeting at Birote
as narrated by
SYED MASOOM ALI SHA 
on 29th Dec, 1951.
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First MLA of NWFP (KPK) Legislative Assembly
Pir Haqiqullah Bakoti was the younger son of Hadhrat Molana Pir Fakir-u-llah Bakoti and became one of the first members of the North-West Frontier Province's legislative assembly from the Circle Bakote area. He was a custodian of the Pir Bakoti shrine - a position he inherited from his father. He was a student of the Islamic University of Deoband, India and got direct education by renowned Islamic scholar Anwer Shah Kashmiri, Hussain Ahmed Madni and Ashraf Ali Thanvi. His elder brother Sahibzada Pir Atiqullah Bakoti was not interested in politics and he died in his youth. He took part in the elections of 1952 and won election with a landslid victory as an undisputed candidate of NWFP Assembly from Circle Bakote and defeated Banba-Khakha Sardar Hasan Ali Khan. 


This photo has been extracted from book TAREEKH E JAMU 
written by Molvi Hasmat Ali Khan. 
Sardar Hasan Ali Khan Khan was first Opposition Leader from Circle Bakote belinged to Pir Bakoti tribe.

He moved a motion in respect of Sharia Law in NWFP assembly first time. He organized Anjuman-e-Kashmeriaan in Bakote in 1942. He received and met Quad-e-Azam Mohammed Ali Jinnah at Western Kohala with delegates of dignitaries of Murree and Circle Bakote . He placed the flag of the newly borne Islamic Republic of Pakistan on Kohala Bridge with Sardar Yaqoob Khan, Molana Yaqoob Alvi Birotvi, Lamberdar Isab Khan and many others. He led and participated in the great public procession in Murree. He died in July 1968 and was buried on the left side of his father Hadhrat Pir Faqir-u-llah Bakoti. He was succeeded by Sahibzada Pir Mohammed Azhar Bakoti.

References
  1. Wikipedia 
  2. Darul Oloom Deoband, India

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