On the occasion of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad's birth anniversary, here are a few vintage and rare photos of him. (Image: Getty Images)
in the Indian government. In 1992 he was posthumously awarded India's highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna.
National Education Day is celebrated on November 11 to commemorate the birth anniversary of freedom fighter and India’s first education minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. (Image: Getty Images)
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi with Jawaharlal Nehru, Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan, Sardar Patel and Maulana Abul Kalam Azad at the A.I.C.C. meeting in Delhi. (Image: Getty Images)
Sardar Patel, a prominent leader of the Indian independence movement with Maulana Azad, the senior Muslim leader of the Indian National Congress during the Indian independence movement. (Image: Getty Images)
Abul Kalam Azad, Mr. Asaf Ali and Jawaharlal Nehru. (Image: Getty Images)
Mahatma Gandhi and Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. (Image: Getty Images)
Indian leaders at the Simla Conference (1946). From Left to Right: Rajendra Prasad, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, C. Rajagopalachari and Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.
The leader of the Indian Congress Party Maulana Azad in conversation with the British Secretary of State for India Lord Pethick Lawrence, Stafford Cripps, Ali, Minister of Navy Alexander and the viceroy Lord Wavell. (Image: Getty Images)
Maulana Azad, Acharya Kripalani, Sardar Patel and Subhash Bose at Wardha Railway Station.
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Sardar Patel and Mahatma Gandhi at an AICC meeting in Bombay, 1940.
Painting of Indian Freedom fighter Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. (Image: Getty Images)