ancestors of AlaHazrat Imam Ahmad Raza belonged from Qandhar,
Afghanistan to the Barhaich Pathan tribe. Among his
forefathers Hazrat Sayeedullah Khan came India along with
Nadirshah Abdali who invaded India in 1739 (Aasarus-Sandeed).
Nadir Shah returned back but Hazrat Sayeedullah Khan stayed in
India. Sultan Muhammad Shah appointed him as the commander of
six thousand soldiers in Royal army. He was given the title of
"Shuja'at Jang Bahadur" |
Sa'adat yar Khan, the elder son of Hazrat Sayeedullah Khan was
the revenue minister of Sultan Muhammad Shah. Sultan granted
him a land grant in Budaun.
Sa'adat yar Khan's elder son Hazrat Muhammad Azam Khan was
also attached with the Royal court but after a few years he
terminaiting himself from Royal services entered to the feld
of mysticism. He had taken up abode in Bareilly, in the
Mohalla Biharipur Memaran. He died in Bareilly & was
burried in the grave yard of Biharipur,
Hafiz Kazim Ali Khan, the elder son of Hazrat
Azam Khan was the collector of Budaun He was awarded Jageer
(land grant) in the village 'Kartauli' of district Budaun
about 36 Kms away from Bareilly. This land remained under
possession of the family of Imam Ahmad Raza till
1978. Hafiz Kazim Ali Khan was the disciple of Maulana Anwarul
Haque firangimahli (d 1236 A.H.) Anwarul Haque firangimahli
was the teacher of Imam Ahmad Raza's saintly guide
shah Aale Rasool Marahravi. Hafiz Kazim Ali Khan had been
helding Milad celebration every year on 12th Rabiul-Auwal.
This is still continuings in this
Maulana Raza Ali Khan was the elder son of Hafiz
Kazim Ali Khan. He was born in Bareilly in 1224 A. H &
died in 1286 A.H. He was a great Alim, jurist, Mufti, writer,
speaker and dialecticion.
Maulana Naqi Ali Khan was the son of Maulana Raza Ali Khan.
Imam Ahmad Raza "Aalahazrat"
Maslak-e-Aalahazrat Zindabad! Faizan-e-Aalahazrat Zindabad!!