Friday, December 14, 2018

Mehr Dil Khattak, a Khalifa of Faqir of Ipi






Photo of Mehrdil Khan Khattak, a principal Khalifa (lieutenant) of Faqir of Ipi. The boy sitting at front was named by Quid-e-Azam , according to the caption on the photo.

Mehr Dil Khattak was an ex-Tochi Scout havildar. His greatest raiding achievement was an attack on Bannu City on the night of 23-24 July 1938. Khalifa Mehr Dil Khattak, surrendered to Pakistani officials in Bannu [November 1954] along with seventy followers.