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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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As president of congress he was the representative of India in all these negotiations. A scholar par excellence Maulana Azad writes the book azzad heaps of lofty wordings. A uniquely personal reading of a moment when personal and national history were one: The good thing about this book is that while pointing out the mistakes made by the British Government and The Muslim League, Maulana Azad has not shied away from admitting his individual mistakes and that of his colleagues at Congress, which makes this book a credible and objective historical account.

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Indka work for education and social uplift in India made him an important influence in guiding India’s economic and social development. Consequently, thousands of political activists had been arrested and many publications banned. A must read for every Indian and every one who wants to understand India. On the contrary Abul Kalam still believed that if his idea of the power distribution between centre and states which later reflected more or less in Cabinet Mission be implemented in letter and spirit, we could have avoided partition though I still believe that this was his wishful thinking.

Kwlam doubt that this book was controversial.

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Apart from that imdia book is a nice and simple read. Certified BuyerJaunpur District. Azad endorsed the ending of separate electorates based on religion, and called for an independent India to be committed to secularism. During the Sepoy Mutinyhe left India and settled in Mecca.

Gandhiji said that he had no recollection of the azadd. Azad’s tomb is a major landmark and receives large numbers of visitors annually. There are lots of truth which is untold. Being a keen student of Indo-Pak history, I am still bemused if the decision of partit A must read book on Indian freedom struggle and to understand the kalxm of power transfer from the British to the Indian hands.


Azad privately discussed the proposal with Gandhi, Patel and Nehru, but despite his opposition was unable to deny the popularity of the League and the unworkability of any coalition with the League.

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Please support us by taking a moment to turn off Adblock on Dawn. Hindu extremists have always put assertions on Azad’s role, while Muslim separatists do not agree with Azad’s view, hence why his story has always been on the back pages of history.

It is very simple to read, and in places gives a honest assessment of healthy difference between the leaders of the freedom struggle. Azad stood by Gandhi with most other Congress leaders, but reluctantly endorsed the Congress’s exit from the assemblies in following the inclusion of India in World War II. Azad Maulana Abul Kalam.

At the middle of the book, I really hoped that the Autobiography of the author would turn into fiction and the partition would not happen if the matters were carried out carefully. What happen to Khilafat movement and Khudai Khidmatgar movement. Please review your cart. Jinnah’s critics are never mentioned in the revised-for-political-reasons textbooks that we are taught to think are an authority on the subject.

Ina court directive released the text, and made it accessible to the general public. Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab. Born a Moslem in Mecca, the Maulana took the name Azad meaning “”free”” as an adult, and as Azad and President of the National Congresshe negotiated for India’s independence with Cripps, Wavell, Mountbatten.

Books by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.

However, each year on 26 Januarywhich was then considered Poorna Swaraj Complete Independence Day, the leaders would gather to remember their cause and pray together.

Faced with the serious possibility of a civil war, Azad abstained from voting on the resolution, remaining silent and not speaking throughout the AICC session, which ultimately approved the plan.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Zinnah at one point agreed to the cabinet mission plan of a united India but due to a grave mistake by Nehru a statement that he made about Congress may alter the agreed cabinet mission planZinnah reversed his position and partition became inevitable. The central government would have Defence, Foreign Affairs and Communication while the provinces would win all other subjects unless they voluntarily relinquished selected subjects to the Central Abu.


The Elephant, the Tiger and the Cellphone: Azad decided the name of Muslim political party Majlis-e-Ahrar-ul-Islam. He didn’t shy away from openly criticizing a few re owned leaders as those without a perspective of their own and as puppets of Gandhi.

Azad led efforts ablu organise the Flag Satyagraha in Nagpur. Although frustrated at their incarceration and isolation, Azad and his companions attested to feeling a deep satisfaction at having done their duty to their country and people. He established an Urdu weekly newspaper in called Al-Hilal[3] and openly attacked British policies while exploring the challenges facing common people, but it was banned in A Concise History of Modern India.

The book is from Maulana azad works in urdu as a religious has left few parallels, but this book is of his political Saga.

Azad had been the Congress president sinceso he volunteered to resign in In face of increasing popular disenchantment with the British across India, Gandhi and Patel advocated an all-out rebellion demanding immediate independence.

It gave a new and added importance to Mr Jinnah which he later exploited to the full.

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Azad’s Al-Hilal was consequently banned in under the Press Act. Indian Muslims and Partition of India. They also provide new insights into the personal relationships as well as on Maulana’s perceptions on how things could have been if some serious mistakes had not been committed Abdul Kalam M. As suggested before, I would also recommending this book to every Indian. Best book I have found that gives the information in a crude complete and in its true form.

Azad became the leader of the Khilafat Movementduring which he came into close contact with the Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi. Overall it’s a must read for Freedom at Midnight and history buffs out there.

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 as Azad claims his Cabinet Abu Plan was used as a prelude to the dark days of partition.