As salaamu alai kum wa rahmatullahi wa barakath,
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The time when the Dar al-Ulum, Deoband was established only nine years had passed over the fight for freedom of A. D. 1857.
Since the common Muslims and the elders at the Dar al-Ulum had taken up arms and ranked against the English in this fight for freedom, the English government was very much antagonistic to the Muslims, suspicious of and ill-disposed towards them. Continue reading