Nov 5, 2014

Moulana Abul Kalam Azad, Congress Leader of Indian Independence Movement - 1946

Maulana Abul Kalam Muhiyuddin Ahmed (1888 - 1958) was an Indian Muslim scholar and a senior political leader of the Indian independence movement.He supported Hindu-Muslim unity, opposing the partition of India on communal lines. Following India's independence, he became the first Minister of Education in the Indian government. (More on Wikipedia)

Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
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