Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Biography - LIfe Story - independence activists - مولانا ابوالکلام آزادجنگ آزادی کے عظیم قومی رہنما ، مفکر ، صحافی ، شاعر اور ادیب مولانا ابوالکلام آزاد کی زندگی اور انکی خدمات پر مشتمل دستاویزی رپورٹ Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was one of the most influential independence activists during India’s freedom struggle. He was also a noted writer, poet and journalist. He was a prominent political leader of the Indian National Congress and was elected as Congress President in 1923 and 1940. Despite being a Muslim, Azad often stood against the radicalizing policies of other prominent Muslims leaders like Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Azad was the first education minister of independent India. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was posthumously awarded ‘Bharat Ratna’, India's highest civilian honor, in 1992.