Reference Number: 12644
Major Category: Political activism and public life
Document Type: Photograph
Category: Begum Abdullah (Abdullah, Akbar Jehan, Begum, 1907-2000), Clothing (South Asian), Clothing and dress--India, Khallida Abdullah [Khalida Shaw?], Mohandas Gandhi (Gandhi, M. K. (Mohandras Karamchand), 1869-1948)
Date: Circa 1948
Dimensions: 5 1/4 x 8 1/16 in.
Photo content includes: houses, kameez (tunic), sandals, shalwar, shawls, spectacles (eyeglasses), trees
"Mahatma Gandhi in Srinagar, with him are Begum Abdulla (left) and Miss Khallida Abdulla (right)." Begum Akbar Jahan Abdullah was the first President of Jammu and Kashmir Red Cross Society from 1947 to 1951, and was wife of Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah. Known as the Lion of Kashmir, Sheikh Abdullah was the leader of Kashmir's largest political party, and one of the most important political figures in the modern history of Kashmir.
Photograph record edited on 2015-11-03 15:38:11