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Back ground of(Pakistan) Freedom MovementTHE ADVENT OF ISLAM IN THE SUB-CONTINENTIslam was not an alien concept for the people of the sub-continent. The Arab traders hadbeen coming to the Indian shore to sell their goods which brought them in local closecontact with Whenever they came they stayed for months on the Indian soli for tradepurposes These Arab Muslim traders stepped on the Indian soil for the first time in thefirst Hijra century. They impressed the local people by their fair dealings in business andmade an ever-lasting Impact of their simplicity and piety of their personal lives.Alongside their business dealings, they preached the principles of Islam and theteachings of the Holy Prophet (Peace be upon him).The first Indian national to embrace Islam was the ruler of a small state known as'Kirnig Noor', who entered the fold of slam on the preaching of Sheikh Sharof Bin Malik,the leader of the preaching group. Muslims fought their first battle on the Indian shoreduring the Khilafat of Caliph Umar when the governor of Bahrain occupy a sea port Tana'situated near Bombay, Caliph Umar, however, was not very happy with these activitiesand ordered the Bahrain governor to stop them forthwith,.MUHAMMAD BIN QASIMA Great hero of IslamHajjaj Bin Yocsuf was the governor of and was known for his strict Iraqadministrative qualities. administrator of high merit and also a great soldier andcommander. During his days Sindh was ruled by a Hindu, Raja Dahir, who was notoriousfor his cruelty and oppressive rule. Muslims were the most oppressed class in Dahir'sdomain and were treated in a cruel and barbaric manner. Was Meanwhile two incidentstook place which paved the way for the Muslim invasion of India. Dahir had given asylumto Mo'avia Bin Haris and Muhammad Bin Haris, the two murderers of the Mekrangovernor Saeed Bin Aslam. The murderers were wanted for their heinous crimes. Whentheir repatriation was demanded, Dahir refused to hand over the culprits.A few years later another incident took place which made it obligatory for theMuslims to take a strict action against Dahir. A number of ships, carrying Muslim widowwomen and orphaned children of Arab traders, were sailing towards Iraq. These shipswere also loaded with gifts for Hajjaj and valuables of the people on board. When the
ships reached Deabal, a seaport near Sndh and within the domain of Dahir, sea piratesattacked them and took away everything including women and children. The womenand children were taken as prisoners and put in jail where a widow cried out an appealto Hajjaj to save them. Hajjaj Bin Yoosuf, moved by the cries of the widow sent amessage to Dahir to release the women and children and to punish the pirates for theircrimes.

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