A hundred years ago October 27, 1917 | Archive

Interned Muslims: Meeting at Vaniyambady.

Under the auspices of the Muslim Society, a grand public meeting of Hindus and Mussalmans of Vaniyambadi was held on the 22nd instant at 4.30 P.M. to consider the subject of the interned Muslim leaders. Khan Bahadur, Hajee Badruddeen Saheb Bahadur, the popular merchant of the locality presided on the occasion. The spacious Hall was overcrowded; many wealthy merchants of both the communities were present. Mr. Gundoo Abdus Sattan moved the following resolution: “The Hindus and Musalmans of Vaniyambadi assembled under the auspices of the Muslim Society most respectfully pray His Excellency the Viceroy that Messrs. Mahomed Ali, Shaukat Ali and other interned Muslim leaders be immediately released.’’ It was supported by Moulavi Khader, Shdsha Saheb and Mohamed Azeezalla Gareef Saheb. Further it was supported by Adbul Khader Saheb, “Shikir” and unanimously carried. Mr. C. Venkataswamy Naidu delivered a lecture on”Hindu-Muslim Unity’’ in Tamil.

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