The Province of N.W.F.P. was very important because of the fact that Congress had gained a strong foothold in the political affairs of this province. In 1927 the Muslim League had demanded that constitutional reforms should be introduced in the province. In 1946 the Congress, with the assistance of some local people and some nationalist Ulema, conspired to form a Congress ministry in the province. The Congress ministry was formed in spite of the best efforts of the Muslim League. It was the most critical period of the freedom movement as the pro-Pakistan element was oppressed by the Government. False cases were initiated against freedom-fighters who were put into the jails to suffer the most inhuman torture.

Congress through its Muslim members did its best to curb the freedom movement in N.W.F.P. At this critical juncture the religious leaders, Ulema and Mashaikh came forward with their spiritual strength to guide the people of  N.W.F.P.  Among these selfless leaders, Pir Sahib of Manki Sharif played the most important role. He along with other Ulema undertook tours of the province to quell the Congress influence. They were able to bring the scattered people together on the Muslim League platform.


The province of Sindh occupies an important place in the history because Islam, the great religion, entered the sub-conti nent through this province. It is because of this reason the province of Sindh is known as Bab-ul-lslam (gateway of Islam). Sindh is also very famous for being the land of spiritual leaders.

A number of mystics, sufis and reformers 'were born in Sindh who rendered invaluable services for the spread of Islam. The Ulema, Mashaikh and religious leaders of Sindh made valuable cont ributions in promoting the freedom struggle in the province. The Sirhindi family of Sindh the descendants of Hazrat Mujadid Alf Sani, played important role in organizing the freedom movement in Sindh. This family extended all sorts of assistance to the Quaid­ i Azam in his activities for the liberation of the Muslim of India. Hazrat Ghulam Mujadid the Role of Students, Ladies, Ulema & Mashaikh in the Freedom Movement  Sirhindi was a great religious scholar who extended his sincere services for the cause of freedom. Pir Ghulam Mujadid took active part in the Khilafat movement and courted arrested along with Ali Brothers and other Khilafatists. Jamiat-AI-Mashaikh was set up in Sindh by Pir Ghulam Mujadid Sirhindi, which was a great source of strength for the Muslim League in the province. This ' great organization supported the Quaid-i-Azam with utmost sincerity and merged into the Sindh branch of Muslim League. Sheikh Abdul Majeed Sindhi was another highly respectd personality of Sindh whose services for the cause of freedom cannot be ignored. Sheikh Abdul Majeed was born in a Hindu family. He entered the fold of Islam at an early age after being convinced of Islam's golden principles. After embracing Islam he became a staunch Muslim and worked for the betterment of the Muslim India. He was a prolific writer and used his journalistic qualities against the  Hindus, Sindhi Vederas and the British. He took active part in the Pakistan movement with dedication and devotion. 


The religious leaders, Ulema and Mashaikh belonging to Punjab took active part in the freedom struggle. They prepared the people to fight the war for independence by injecting fervor amongst them with their speeches and preachings. The people of. Punjab stirred by these speeches worked day and night in spreading the message of independence to every corner of the province. A large number of holy men, spiritual leaders, pirs and saints belonged to Punjab. They came with the conquerors and settled down in the province to spread the light of Islam. Quite a large number of these holy men spent their whole life in Punjab and were buried in Punjab's soil after death. These respected  personalities aroused political awareness among the people side by side the religious education. The Ulema and Mashaikh of Punjab particularly took active part during election campaign in order to win support for the Muslim League. Maulana Shabbir Ahmad Usmani and Maulana Zafar Ahmad Usmani toured several places in the whole of sub­ continent to muster support for the Muslim League. The referendums in N.W.F.P. and Sylhet were looked after by Maulana Shabbir Ahmad Usmani and Maulana Zafar Ahmad Usmani. They also impressed upon the religious leaders and PEERS to support the Muslim League whole -heartedly.