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Syed Ameen ul Hassanat Pir Shab Manki Shareef Outline: 1. Family background and early life 2. Religious education 3. Services as religious scholar 4. Contributions in politics of frontier province 5. Pakistan Movement and Pir Shab 6. Contribution of Pir Shab in Freedom movement of Kashmir 7. Contributions of Pir Shab after partition 8. Conclusion During the reign of British in sub-continent the activities of Christian missionaries were at their peak. They used to use the garb of modernization to distract naive Indians particularly Muslims. At that time North West Frontier Province was an easy prey for them as most of the population was illiterate. Pir shab of Manki Shreef was among those few Muslim scholars who took initiative to protect the religious and cultural heritage of Muslims. Pir shab Mohammad Ameen was born on 1st Feb, 1922 in a small town of Noshera named Manki Shareef. He belonged to a famous tribe of Pashtoons DALAZAK. His family have religious affiliation with sheik Abdul Wahab a well known saint of Qaderia school of thought and commonly known as Sedu Baba. As he was descendent of orthodox family, owing to which, it was mandatory for him to get religious education. He got his early education in hadith theology from his father Abdul Raof commonly known as Salis shab; then he consulted Moulana Abdul Hanaan for further qualification in Quranic teachings. He was just twelve years old when his father died and he inherited the shrine heritage of his family. At the beginning of his career he limited himself only to his religious duties. He used to attend Islamic conferences held through out the province. He had huge following in almost all the groups of society. Pir shab was not in favor of practical politics. He was just concern about

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