12 January 2013

New stamp from India..



Date of Issue : 11 January 2013

India Post released a stamp to commemorate the Silk Letter Movement on 11th January 2013.

: Mansoor B. Mangalore : http://mbstamps.blogspot.in/

The Silk Letter Movement

The Silk Letter Movement (Tehreek-e-Reshmi Rumal) refers to a movement by Deobandi leaders to attempt to begin a Pan-Islamic insurrection in British India during World War I by seeking support from Ottoman Turkey, Imperial Germany, and Afghanistan. The plot was uncovered by Punjab CID with the capture of letters from Ubaidullah Sindhi, one of the Deobandi leaders then in Afghanistan, to Mahmud al Hasan another leaders then in Persia. The letters were written in Silk cloth, hence the name.

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