National Education Day: Know why it’s celebrated on November 11

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National Education Day is observed to commemorate the

delivery anniversary of independent India’s first education

minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.


National Education Day is observed on November 11 yearly, since 2008, to commemorate the delivery anniversary of unbiased India’s first education minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. He performed a major function in shaping the education system of the nation. Throughout his tenure, the UGC, AICTE, Kharagpur Institute of upper schooling, the University education fee, and the Secondary education fee were set up.

He also contributed to the institution of educational institutes like Jamia Millia Islamia and IIT Kharagpur.

A number of leaders have remembered the contribution of Azad in constructing the muse of a robust education system within the nation.

In a tribute to the first schooling minister of the nation, PM Narendra Modi has mentioned, “Tributes to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad on his Jayanti. A pathbreaking thinker and mental, his function within the freedom battle is inspiring. He was passionate about the education sector and labored to additional brotherhood in society.”

“Humble tributes to freedom fighter & scholar #MaulanaAbulKalamAzad on his delivery anniversary additionally celebrated as #NationalEducationDay. His invaluable contribution in the direction of laying the muse of a strong education system in unbiased India might be remembered forever,” Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has tweeted.

In a tweet, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has said, “Humble tributes to freedom fighter, distinguished theologian, nation’s first education minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Ji on his delivery anniversary, celebrated as National Education Day. His contribution to independence battle and nation constructing shall all the time be remembered.”

“Humble tributes to India’s first Schooling Minister, #MaulanaAbulKalamAzad on his Start Anniversary. Let at the present time be a realization to motivate the younger era to attempt for excellence within the subject of schooling for the general growth of the nation #NationalEducationDay,” Congress’ pupil wing, NSUI, has tweeted.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad breathed his final on February 22, 1958.

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