Abdul Ghaffar Khan

Abdul Ghaffār Khān (Pashto: عبدالغفار خان‎; 6 February 1890 – 20 January 1988), also known as Bādshāh Khān (بادشاه خان‎, ‘King Khan’), Frontier/Simant Gandhi or Bāchā Khān (باچا خان‎, ‘King of Chiefs‘) and honourably addressed as Fakhr-e-Afghan (فخرِ افغان‎, ‘Pride of Afghans‘), was a Pashtun[2] independence activist against British colonial rule in India. He was a political and spiritual leader known for his nonviolent opposition and lifelong pacifism; he was a devout Muslim and an advocate for Hindu−Muslim …

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