“It is an honour to be a prisoner in the struggle to liberate my homeland” Jameel Ahmed Khan – The unsung Indian freedom fighter

This is the story of one such true freedom fighter, whose tale will inspire you with courage, emotion, and patriotism.

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There are so many freedom fighters of India who contributed to the independence movement but their names faded into the darkness.

This is the story of one such true freedom fighter, whose tale will inspire you with courage, emotion, and patriotism.

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Jameel Ahmed Khan, a resident of Bethra village in the Sultanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, was remembered for his extraordinary contribution and inordinate struggle.

Jameel Ahmed Khan was an ardent, outspoken anti-British activist who was at the forefront of many activities considered against the then British Raj.

This incident demonstrates his patriotism and altruistic behaviour, as when he was sentenced to imprisonment, he discussed the matter with his wife and divorced her so that she could marry someone else, as he was well aware of the uncertainty of his release and the sufferings his wife could face.

When the British Raj Police arrived to arrest him, Jameel Ahmed Khan refused to be handcuffed, declaring, “It is an honour to be a prisoner in the struggle to liberate my homeland, but I will not be handcuffed, and I will go to jail on horseback only because for me this is not a punishment, but a celebration and pleasure.” As a result, he had a horse brought to him and rode it to jail.

In Bethara, IAS and IPS Sultanpur District visited Jameel Ahmed Khan’s surviving kins and presented them with the Praman Patra in recognition of their ancestors’ contributions.

Shrimati Jabbarunnisa, Jameel Ahmed Khan’s only daughter, has four sons Jalal Ahmed Khan (died in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, in 1984), Niayz Ahmed Khan, Nisar Ahmed Khan, Fayyaz Ahmed Khan and two daughter Razia and Zareena.

Niyaz Ahmed Khan sons, i.e. the fourth generation of freedom fighter Jameel Ahmed Khan are Abdul Rehman Khan, the founder and Chairman of Mumbai’s Bilal School, Ubaiur Rehman Khan, the Founder and Director of Blossom Media Pvt. Ltd. and Abyaz Textile CEO Wahedur Rehman Khan.

The family is pleased that Jameel Ahmed Khan’s contribution is remembered during this historic and significant Indian festival, 75th Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

"It is an honour to be a prisoner in the struggle to liberate my homeland” Jameel Ahmed Khan – The unsung Indian freedom fighterJail Yatra Certificate issued by Dist. Jail Authority of Sultanpur.

"It is an honour to be a prisoner in the struggle to liberate my homeland” Jameel Ahmed Khan – The unsung Indian freedom fighterTamr Patra presented to Shri Jameel Ahmad Khan by Prime Minister Shmt. Indra Gandhi on the occasion of 25th Anniversary of Independence on August 15, 1972

"It is an honour to be a prisoner in the struggle to liberate my homeland” Jameel Ahmed Khan – The unsung Indian freedom fighterBadge and certificate presented to the kin of Shri Jameel Ahmad Khan by Shri Motilal Vora, the Governor of Uttar Pradesh on the occasion of 50th Anniversary of Independence on August 7, 1993

"It is an honour to be a prisoner in the struggle to liberate my homeland” Jameel Ahmed Khan – The unsung Indian freedom fighterPraman Patra presented to the kin of Shri Jameel Ahmad Khan by Sultanpur Dirtrict Authorities Shri Shri Ravish Gupta (IAS), DM Sultanpur and Shri Soman Varma (IPS) the Superintendent of Police, Sultanpur on the occasion of 50th Anniversary of Independence on August 7, 1993

"It is an honour to be a prisoner in the struggle to liberate my homeland” Jameel Ahmed Khan – The unsung Indian freedom fighterThe Family tree of kin of Freedom Fighter Jameel Ahmed Khan

"It is an honour to be a prisoner in the struggle to liberate my homeland” Jameel Ahmed Khan – The unsung Indian freedom fighterThe Surviving kin of Shri Jameel Ahmed Khan, Niayz Ahmed Khan, Nisar Ahmed Khan, Fayyaz Ahmed Khan.

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