The following day I contacted several editors; most of them took special interviews and published them.
On his second day in Delhi, Nari Thadhani held a reception for him at his Mayfair residence.
Lal Advani came and saw Syed, who was delighted. Two days later, on July10, Lal brought Dandawate,
The following day Balkavi Vairagi, Congress MP, came to see him. They suggested a larger
I took Prof. Rajendra Singh of RSS, to see him. Syed chatted with him and presented him a copy
The Freedom Fighters Organization held a special reception for him at Vithalbhai Patel House on July 10.
The PM met Syed. I asked him how the meeting went. He said he had spoken for one hour but Rajiv
The Bar Association of the Supreme Court invited him. About one hundred lawyers attended.
When I returned from Nagpur and called on him on 16th morning, I found Narendra Kumar
On July 16, he asked for Mira and Kabir songs in Arabic script. I was not able be get them.
I asked him if he would like to have Ramayana and Mababharat, and he said he already had them.
Anand Hingorani said to him in good humour : "I have come to protest. You had moved the resolution
I met him morning and evening and put him many questions. In the beginning, Syed used
Q. Why did you leave the Congress and join the Muslim League?
A. We expected the Congress to help us enact laws to protect the peasantry.
Q. Why did you leave the League?
A. Even when I was in the League, I had maintained relations with Congress leaders.
Q. Was Khuhro responsible for the murder of Allah Bux? In Gandhiji's
A. Is that so? Can you give me those references? (The same were given to Syed).
Q. Why are you more opposed to Bhutto than to Zia?
A. When a Bhutto is in power, people get a false sense of power and democracy.
Q. Why, you think, Zia let you come?
A. I do not know. When I was ailing last year, Badshah. Khan had come tosee
Q. Zia called on you when you broke your leg.
A. Yes, he did-in Karachi. And he said he will call on me in my native Sann also.
Syed Saheb also recollected an interesting experience with Gandhi. It was
Syed was a Sufi; but he was also very much of a Theosophist. Many of his
1. "One day Jethi, Jethrnal, Abdul Majid and I were sitting together.
2. "On another occasion I happened to shed tears over something.
3. "On a third occasion, many of us were sitting with Khuhro, then CM. We