Explain the khilafat movement with reference to it
a) aims b) program c) impact
Khilafat movement was initiated under the leadership of the two Ali brothers, namely Mohammed Ali and Shaukat Ali-Maulana Azad, Hakim Ajmal Khan and Hasrat Mohani. The action was started to support the Sultan of Turkey, whom The Muslim population in India considered their religious head.
The Khilafatists had formed a three-point programme
On October 17, 1919, throughout ‘Khilafat Day’ was observed
Muslims in India launched the Khilafat movement to persuade the British government to abolish the caliphate. The leaders of this Khilafat movement accepted the non-cooperation movement of Gandhiji and led a joint protest against the British.
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