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Shaukat Ali


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Co-leader of the Indian Khilafat movement and the Society for the Servants of the Kaaba, uniting Muslims in defense of Mecca, Medina, and Jerusalem during World War I. Resisted British colonial regime's division of the Indian population along confessional lines. As leader of the Muslim League, emphasized pan-Islamic themes and cooperation with the Indian National Congress.

Subjects: Islam.


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