It was written by an Arya Samaji named Pandit M.
Chamupati or Krishan Prashaad Prataab in , whose name however was never revealed by the publisher, Mahashe Rajpal  of Lahore. It was a retaliatory action from the Hindu community against a pamphlet published by a Muslim depicting the Hindu goddess Sita as a prostitute.
On the basis of Muslim complaints, Rajpal was arrested but acquitted in April after a five-year trial because there was no law against insult to religion. After several unsuccessful assassination attempts on Rajpal, he was stabbed to death by a young man named Ilm-ud-din on 6 April Rangila Rasul had a surface appearance of a lyrical and laudatory work on Muhammad and his teachings; for example it began with a poem which went "The bird serves the flowers in the garden; I'll serve my Rangila Rasul", and called Muhammad "a widely experienced" person who was best symbolized by his many wives, in contrast with the lifelong celibacy of Hindu saints.
Originally written in Urdu , it has been translated into Hindi.
It remains banned in India , Pakistan and Bangladesh. This made it a criminal offence to insult the founders or leaders of any religious community. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Rangila Rasul Author Pandit M. Modern Asian Studies. Cambridge University Press.
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