44. SYEDNA MOHAMMED IZZUDDIN (R. A) (1232-1236/1817-1821)
Syedna Mohammed Izzuddin (R. A) remained busy with the guidance of Moomineen and spread of Ilm e Aale Mohammed. During his period, in 1233/1828, Lord Elphinstone's bunglow was dispossessed of valuable properties including government records. The Governor was very worried due to this, and he promised for ample reward for anyone who could find any trace of them. He sent for Syedna's deputy in Bombay and requested him to help him for the recovery of missing records. Fortunely, the deputy of Syedna Izzuddin succeeded in the recovery of the documents. The Governor became very grateful for this and in aknowledgement of his service, he personally visited the residence of Syedna's deputy. The Governor offered a Jagir and proposed to enter the name of Syedna (R. A) in the list of the Sardars.
After this event, the representitives of the East India Company made it rule to first pay a visit to Syedna on the occasion of their visits to Sardars of india. When Sir John Malcolm came to visit Syedna Izzudin in Surat, he offered him to asked something like Jagir. Syedna (R. A) politely declined the offer and asked for the continuation of the good relation between his community and the government. The government of Bombay conferred upon him the rare distinction by electing him for a seat of legislative council. During the period of Syedna Mohammed Izzuddin (R. A), in 1818, the domanions of the Holkar of Indore, the Rajputes states, and Poona came under British control. In intellectual field, Faraday discovered fundamentals of electromagnetic rotation.
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