Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Commemorative Stamp

27 May 2022  Fri

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was an Indian independence activist, Islamic theologian, writer, and senior leader of the Indian National Congress. He was an educationist, freedom fighter, politician, and journalist and one of the most influential activists in India during the freedom struggle.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was the first education minister of Independent India. He played a vital role in the establishment of the University Grant Commission (UGC). He is also responsible for building the first Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). He was honored with the award ‘Bharat Ratna’, India's highest civilian honor, in 1992.

The government of India issued this commemorative stamp in the year 1988 to commemorate him and his work.

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