I Am Malala


Malala Yousafzai

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Hidayatullah Character Analysis

A college friend of Ziauddin, with whom Ziauddin founds the Khushal School. While Hidayatullah plays an important part in making the Khushal School a success, he eventually becomes fed up with the slow progress and failing profitability of the school, and leaves Ziauddin to found a school of his own.
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Hidayatullah Character Timeline in I Am Malala

The timeline below shows where the character Hidayatullah appears in I Am Malala. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 3: Growing up in a School
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...reluctantly, and Mohammed abandoned work on the school. Ziauddin began working with another college friend, Hidayatullah. Together, they named their new school the Khushal School, after the poet Khushal Khan Khattak,... (full context)
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...beautiful gold bangles and other jewels. When he returned to Mingora with his new wife, Hidayatullah was stunned—Ziauddin hadn’t told him about his marriage beforehand. (full context)
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...schoolhouse, observing the students and the teachers. When Malala was young, Ziauddin’s friend and partner, Hidayatullah, left the school to found one of his own. Ziauddin accepted Hidayatullah’s departure. This occurred... (full context)