What did the newspapers write about the speech?
Punjab Observer wrote an extensive article in praise of the speech. Moreover, Paisa, Chaudhween Sadi, Sadiqul Akhbar, Munbir of Dakken, General was Gauhar Asifi of Calcutta unanimously praised the speech. For example The Civil and Military Gazette wrote that special attention was paid to the lecture of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad Qadiani and people traveled long distances to listen to it.
Chaudhween Sadi wrote:
The best lecture was that of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian. We have not heard another lecture like it in our life time. Everybody listened to it with utmost attention and interest. It was a very precious.
General wa Gauhar Asifi wrote under a double caption "Conference of Great Faiths" and "Victory of Islam":
The record of the proceedings of the conference makes it obvious that Hadhrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmed, the noble man from Qadian, alone did full justice to serve as the champion of Islam. If he had not been present, Muslims would have suffered the blame of not defending Islam. But the mighty hand of Allah safeguared Islam. Rather, it granted Islam a manifest victory through this speech. Not only the friends, but all the foes also admitted: This is the victories speech".
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