Author – Meena Manishika
ISBN – 9789350486214
Lang. – English
Pages – 16
Binding – Paperback
Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad
The full name of Abul Kalam was Abul Kalam Ahmed Mahiuddin Azad. He was born on November 11; 1888 in Mecca.
Abul Kalam Ghulam Muhiyuddin Ahmed bin Khairuddin) (11 November 1888 – 22 February 1958) was an Indian scholar, Islamic theologian, independence activist, and a senior leader of the Indian National Congress during the Indian independence movement. Following India’s independence, he became the First Minister of Education in the Indian government Minister of Human Resource Development (until 25 September 1958, Ministry of Education) . He is commonly remembered as Maulana Azad; the word Maulana is an honorific meaning ‘Our Master’ and he had adopted Azad (Free) as his pen name. His contribution to establishing the education foundation in India is recognised by celebrating his birthday as National Education Day across India.
As a young man, Azad composed poetry in Urdu, as well as treatises on religion and philosophy. He rose to prominence through his work as a journalist, publishing works critical of the British Raj and espousing the causes of Indian nationalism.
Abul Kalam was the foremost freedom fighter of India. He impressed entire India with his foresight; knowledge; merit and his writings. He left an indelible mark on the history of India with his revolutionary work.
His father ’ s name was Mohammad Khairuddin. His father was a great scholar of Arabic language. His mother was the daughter of the well-known scholar of Mecca; Sheikh Mohammad Zahir Watri. Abul Kalam was the youngest child of his parents