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Read “India Wins Freedom” by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad with Rakuten Kobo. One of the makers of modern India tells the story of the partition of India as never . Maulana Sayyid Abul Kalam Ghulam Muhiyuddin Ahmed bin Khairuddin Al- Hussaini Azad was . He has written many books including India Wins Freedom, Ghubar-e-Khatir, Tazkirah, Tarjumanul Quran (Urdu تذکرہ ترجمان القُران), etc. India Wins Freedom by Azad Maulana Abul Kalam from Only Genuine Products. 30 Day Replacement Guarantee. Free Shipping. Cash On.

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He has given reasons, views of Congress, his own, Gandhi, Jawaharlal, Sardar Patel stand on major historical events du Book present a detailed analysis of event post s till Gandhi’s death from Maulana Azad’s perspective. Focusing on bringing the capital of Delhi back to peace, Azad organised security and relief efforts, but was drawn into a dispute with the Deputy prime minister and Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel when he demanded the dismissal of Maulanw police commissioner, who was a Sikh accused by Muslims of overlooking attacks and neglecting their safety.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad at Wikipedia’s sister projects. In fact, it is my opinion that this book is one of the most significant contributions to the entire body of literature around the freedom struggle from the mids onwards.

I am an essential element, indoa has gone to build India. Hats off to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad: State University of New York Press.

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The book is from Azaad azad works in urdu as a religious has left few parallels, but this book is of his political Saga. He supported it only as something inevitable. There are lots of truth which is untold. Nov 19, Anit Lyngwa rated it it was amazing.

Maulana Azad worked for Vakila newspaper from Amritsar. This period marked a transformation in Azad’s own life.

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Another interesting fact inia the change in the religious demographics over time i. They also thought that he was perhaps the best man for getting advantageous terms in the communal settlement. The leaders would generally avoid talking of politics, unwilling to cause any arguments that could exacerbate the pain of their imprisonment. Although his proposal was overwhelmingly rejected, Azad and a few others agreed that Gandhi and the Congress had not done enough.

Through the eyes of Abul Kalam Azad, the explanations of each and every incident that happened over a span of 10 years before is just brilliant.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. This book shows that how some leaders whom we praise so much in today’s world have done some of maulaa major political blunders in their life that not only cost the organisation but to the nation itself.

I am not aware of any other eye-witness account from any of the key players involved, which gives this book a special place in our literature. Which stories saw the the biggest audience in the last 12 azax

Thus Maulana was not opposing partition only as a Congress leader but also as a learned Muslim who could foresee far reaching consequences. He nominated Nehru, who replaced him as Congress president and led the Congress into the interim government.

A uniquely personal reading of a moment when personal and national history were one: Azad also supported Nehru’s re-election inat the consternation of many conservative Congressmen.

How the emotions of azsd got into the army, ministers and common people is a highlight.

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The three men founded the Jamia Millia Islamia in Delhi as an institution of higher education managed entirely by Indians without any British support or control. I was surprised to find that Gandhiji did not agree with me. The book of course is bias as it is his view, but it gave some strong points and collections of what may have been if frsedom Azad malana his Cabinet Mission Plan was used as a prelude to the dark days of partition.


Also one would wonder what would happen if Maulana Azad continued to be the president he served as congress president from of congress or did not elect Nehru but Patel as a successor instead in Further, this was a man whose situational reading of the events of Partition, specifically with relation to the new state of Pakistan, were stunningly accurate as history has proven, as also his passionate opposition to a indiw India wins freedom is a first person account by a person naulana should be much better known, respected and followed by us Modern Indians than he currently is — Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, whose patriotism, Indianness, and devotion to the national cause are clearly second to none.

Being from Pakistan I was always curious about the account of history from our neighbors’ perspective.

He felt strongly about certain issues and his thoughts were at variance with those of his contemporaries but he never flinched and stood his ground. With 17 per cent in UP, 12 per cent in Bihar and 9 per cent in Madras, they will be weaker than they are today in the Hindu majority provinces. freedkm

One would understand how complex the political environment was during that time and exactly due to what reasons or key mistakes partition of India became inevitable.

For the Indian photographer, see Abul Kalam Azad photographer. Mqulana is also credited with the establishment of the Indian Institutes of Technology and the foundation of the University Grants Commissionan important institution to supervise and advance higher education throughout the country.