45. SYEDNA TAYYIB ZAINUDDIN (R. A) (1236-1252/1821-1836)
Syedna Tayyib Zainuddin (R. A) worked for greater organization of the system of Dawat and the system of learning of Ilm e Aale Mohammed. He was on very terms with British Governors and officials. Governor of Bombay, Sir John Malcolm wrote him a letter and addressed him with a very degnified words.
In 1241 AH, when Syedna Tayyib Zainuddin (R. A) visited Mandasore, a Sunni Molvi ordered his followers to disconnect their relation with Bohras as they were Raafzi. One day, during the stay of Syedna Zainuddin sunnis beated a Moomin and killed. As a result, fierce fighting started between Moomineen and Sunnis. The Molvi was killed in it and Sunnis excited more. They laid a seige around the house where Syedna (R. A) lived. Resident Officer of Indore sent three paltone of army under Captain Borth Wick to Mandsore in order to protect Syedna. Syedna (R. A) was released from that seige and after some days, escorted to Indore respectfully. At Indore, Syedna Zainuddin (R. A) was received warmly outside the city by the minister, Tatya Sahib.
After some days, Syedna Zainuddin (R. A) went to Ujjain on thee invitation of some Moomineen. There also some disturbance occurred between Hindus and Bohras. It was due to the slaughter of a goat during saravan, thhough Syedna (R. A) had instructed not to cook meat. Two regiments and artillery were sent to Ujjain from Indore, and Syedna was sent to Surat with a escort of fifty cavalry.men and a guard of infantry. On the safe arrival at Surat, Syedna Zainuddin (R. A) was congratulated by the Governor, Lord Elphinstone. He gave his assurance for his protection in future. Mr. Romer, the colllector of Surat wa instructed in this regard. During the period of Syedna Tayyib Zainuddin (R. A), Turkey invaded Greece after the proclamation of independence by Greeks. In 1826, Russia declared war on Persia and took Armenia. In 1828, Russia declared war on Turkey. In intellectual field, Robert Brown discovered the cell nucleus in plants. English poet, Alfred Tennyson wrote number of his poems including 'Lady of Shalott in 1832.
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