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ALIGARH MOVEMENT BY NANDINI MAHARAJ
ABOUT ME BA (Hons.) in History from Lady Shri Ram MA in Applied Human Rights from Sheffield Hallam University Love to teach, read and dance
SIR SYED AHMED KHAN 1817-1898 Scholar, educationist, philosopher, reformer, jurist administrator, author, historian Worked i the Imperial Legislative Council, knight in the judiciary, a member of Wrote The Causes of the Indian Mutiny Loyal to but critical of the British Started what came to be known as the Aligarh Movement
BELEIFS .Use British patronage to stimulate growth in Indian Muslims .Hindu-Muslim interests similar, but Muslims first need to catch up with Hindus in terms of jobs and education Quran is the ultimate truth .lslam needs to be reconciled with western scientific education Emphasis on social reforms and education for Muslims Women empowerment Belief in practical morality
ALIGARH MOVEMENT . A liberal, moral social reform movement among Muslims . Aimed at spreading education without weakening allegiance with Islam A liberal interpretation of Islam in harmony with a modern, scientific culture 1875- Mohammedan Anglo Oriental College established at Aligarh Renamed as Aligarh Muslim University in 1920 . .