Islam Pracharak

Islam Pracharak was a historic monthly Bengali magazine founded in the late 19th century.[1][2][3][4]

HistoryEdit

Islam Pracharak was founded in September 1891. The magazine was edited by Muhammad Reazuddin Ahmad. The magazine wanted to promote Islamic literature, culture, and history. It encouraged Bengali Muslims to stop religious superstitions. The magazine published translated passages from the Quran and other Islamic religious content. The magazine stopped publication in 1893 but restarted publication in 1899. The magazine was permanently closed in April 1900.[5] The magazine supported the Ottoman Empire and wrote that the Russian Empire was encouraging Christians to rebel against the Ottoman Empire.[6] The magazine was conservative and supported the Partition of India.[7][8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bhattacharya, Sabyasachi (2014). The Defining Moments in Bengal: 1920–1947. Oxford University Press. p. 113. ISBN 978-0-19-908934-5.
  2. ^ Chakrabarty, Bidyut (2004). The Partition of Bengal and Assam, 1932-1947: Contour of Freedom. Routledge. p. 52. ISBN 978-1-134-33275-5.
  3. ^ Rahim, Muhammad Abdur (1978). The Muslim Society and Politics in Bengal, A.D. 1757-1947. University of Dacca. p. 148. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  4. ^ The Islamic Quarterly. Islamic Cultural Centre. 1998. pp. 45–46. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  5. ^ Ahmed, Wakil. "Islam Pracharak". Banglapedia. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  6. ^ Isalāma, Mustāphā Nūraula (1973). Bengali Muslim public opinion as reflected in the Bangali press, 1901-1930. Bangla Academy. p. 16. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  7. ^ Amin, S. N. (1996). The World of Muslim Women in Colonial Bengal, 1876-1939. BRILL. p. 233. ISBN 978-9004106420. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  8. ^ Sarkar, Chandiprasad (1991). The Bengali Muslims: A Study in Their Politicization, 1912-1929. K.P. Bagchi & Company. p. 28. ISBN 9788170740964. Retrieved 13 August 2018.