It presents a unique and inspiring story how the Momin-Ansari community could gather courage out of conviction to fight against the social evils that plagued the Muslim society for long.
It is a beautiful narration of the events of Momin-Ansari community’s fight against the communal politics of Muslim league and its firm stand against demand of Pakistan.
The book also includes a fascinating story of the ancestors of a branch of Momin-Ansaris who, centuries ago, started their journey from Yemen (Jordan) to Yasreb (Madina) to Qustuntunia (Constantinipul) to Istanbul to Herat and finally to India.
Khurshid Anwar Arfi(b. 20 January, 1934)started his Journalistic career in 1957 with an Urdu daily and held responsibilities of editor, “Sada-e-Hind” Weekly in 1962; editor, ‘Al-Momin’, New-Delhi; columnist in ‘Awaam’ and ‘Nai Duniya’, New Delhi; wrote ‘Maktoob-e-Bharat’ in Daily ‘Mashrique’, Lahore; as its correspondent; editor, ‘Moamlaat’ fortnightly pictorial news magazine, New-Delhi; columnist in ‘Mosawaat’, London. He is one of the founders of All India Urdu Editor’s Conference at Patna; and honored with national award on Urdu journalism sponsored by Bihar Urdu Academy.
He has authored many books in English and Urdu, his publications include ‘Dr. Jagannath Mishra’ (1993); ‘Gujarat—ABlot on the Nation’ (2002), ‘Safar Wasila-e-Zafar’ (2005); ‘India—ANation in Turmoil’(2011); ‘Hindustan Inteshar Ke Bhanwar Mein’ (2012).His forthcoming books are ‘Momin Tahreek Aur Momin-Ansar’; and ‘Naqoosh-e-Hayat’, an autobiography.
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