Dr. Theodre Leighton Pennell an English protestant missionary visited Qadian in January 1904.[1] He was a Church of England missionary appointed in Banu for 11 years, Dr Pennell arrived on his bicycle in Qadian as part of his travels with his disciple who he referred to as his son. He was dressed as a Sadhu in ocher-colored clothes, wearing a turban and traditional sandals. His appearance described in Al-Hakam corresponds directly with a picture of Dr Pennell in his book “Among the Wild Tribes of the Afghan Frontier” in which he describes some of his experiences during his travels including his visit to Qadian. (Read More)


[1] Al Hakam 10 January 1904

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