Wahhabi Movement Started by Whom?
The basic reason for starting the Wahhabi Movement was to overthrow the British in Bengal, and Sikhs in Punjab. It aims to restore the Islamic power in the country. The Movement was started by the followers of Abdul Wahab (1703-1792) in order to cleanse the Arab bedouin from the influence of Sufism. However, later the movement become rebellious and turned into an armed struggle. Seeing the fire of revolution among them, the British military suppressed the movement by 1870.