|Maulana Muhammad Ali Johar|
Maulana Muhammad Ali Johar belonged to a very respectable Muslim family of Rampur in Bharat. He received his early education at Aligarh. From there he went to Britain for higher education. He got a degree in History and on return he served in Rampur and Baroda. His independent temperament could not reconcile with the atmosphere and soon he had to resign.
Maulana Muhammad Ali Johar was a zealous guardian of Muslim interests. During the Balkan War he bitterly criticized the British Government. He was imprisoned along with other leaders during the First World War. After his release he joined the Khilafat Movement. He was one of its founders. The Muslims of South Asia took an active part in that movement. Many of them were arrested and sent to jail. Maulana Muhammad Ali Johar and his brother Shaukat Ali, were once again arrested. They were tried in the Khaliqdina Hall at Karachi and were sent to jail.
|Second Round Table Conference|
Maulana Muhammad Ali Johar was a brave freedom fighter. He had an irrepressible love for Islam. He was a man of courage and strong determination. He proved his courage in criticising the British Government when other leaders dreaded to speak against the government.”He was man of letters.” Had a great command over both English and Urdu He was a gifted poet as well.