November 11 is observed as the ‘National Education Day’ every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, who was independent India’s first education minister and pioneer of the education system in the country. Azad born on November 11, 1888, and breathed his last on February 22, 1958. His original name was Maulana Sayyid Abul Kalam Ghulam Muhiyuddin Ahmed bin Khairuddin Al-Hussaini Azad. He was a reformer and acknowledged for his contribution towards the nation-building through education.

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