Abul Kalam Azad

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Date of Birth November 11, 1888
Place of Birth India
Date of Death Feb 22, 1958 (69)
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Abul Kalam Azad, is a former Bangladeshi politician of the Jamaat-e-Islami, televangelist and convicted war criminal of the Bangladesh liberation war. He was the first of nine prominent Jamaat-e-Islami members accused of war crimes by the International Crimes Tribunal-2 of Bangladesh to be convicted for crimes against humanity, including murder and rape. On 21 January 2013 Azad was sentenced to death by hanging for his crimes.

About Abul Kalam Azad

Indian senior political leader who is well known for his emphasis on education. He received a 1992 Bharat Ratna, which is India's highest civilian award.

Before Fame

He worked as a journalist when he was only 11 and 12 years old.

Achievement

Many people called him Maulana Azad for establishing education principles in India. He was reproached for not preventing the partition of India and condemned by the Muslim League.

Family Life

He married Zulaikha Begum at the age of 13.

Associations

He was a strong believer in civil disobedience and ideas of civil rights leader Mahatma Gandhi.

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