The Ahmadi

The Ahmadi was a historic fortnightly magazine published in Tangail.[1]


The Ahmadi was first published in 1886. It was financially supported by Karimunnesa Khanam Chaudhurani and edited by Abdul Hamid Khan Yusufzai. Karimunnesa Khanam Chaudhurani was the wife of Abdul Halim Khan Ghaznavi, the Zamidar of Delduar. It was published from Delduar, Tangail and would often engage in debated with Tangail-based contemporary periodical Akhbare Islamia. Mir Mosharraf Hossain, the manager of Delduar Zamindari estate, would often contribute to the Ahmadi. The magazine wrote about religion, politics, and social events. In 1889 it was renamed to Ahmadi O Nabaratna.[1][2][3][4]


  1. ^ a b Ahmed, Wakil. "Ahmadi, The". Banglapedia. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  2. ^ Ray, Nisith Ranjan; Roy, Ranjit Kumar (1991). Bengal, Yesterday and Today: A Collection of Eight Essays on the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century. Papyrus. pp. 7–9.
  3. ^ Sarkar, Chandiprasad (1991). The Bengali Muslims: A Study in Their Politicization, 1912-1929. K.P. Bagchi & Company. p. 12. ISBN 9788170740964.
  4. ^ Ray, Bharati (2002). Early Feminists of Colonial India: Sarala Devi Chaudhurani and Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain. Oxford University Press. p. 18. ISBN 9780195656978.