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|| Bahá'u'lláh sends Sulaymán Khán Ilyás, Jamál Effendi, to India. [BW4:285; GPB195; MC155]
- See EB120–1, 122–8 and MF134–8.
- BBRSM90, 193 say he was sent in 1871 and left in 1878. EB122 says he reached Bombay in 1878 and stayed 11 years on the subcontinent.
- His work helps establish Bahá'í communities in Bombay, Calcutta and Madras as well as in Burma. [BBRSM91; GPB225]
- Among those he teaches is Siyyid Mustafá Rúmí, who later founds the Bahá'í community of Burma. [BW10:517]
|Bombay; Calcutta; Madras; India; Burma;
||Sulayman Khan Ilyas; Jamal Effendi; Siyyid Mustafa Rumi
|1877 Near the end of the year
||Conversion of Siyyid Mustafá Rúmí in Calcutta, while he is travelling with Jamál Effendi. [RSLG]
||Siyyid Mustafa Rumi; Jamal Effendi
||A Bahá’í in Kamshatti, near Calcutta, is martyred by a religious fanatic. [BW11:34]
||martyr; religious persecution