New Delhi :Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Thursday paid tribute to Maulana Abul Kalam Aazad, the first education minister of India, on his 133rd birth anniversary.
“My humble tribute to India’s first Education Minister Shri Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. It is only by bringing education all the way to the grassroots that our country can achieve the development envisioned by freedom fighters like him,” Rahul Gandhi said in a post on Facebook.
The birth anniversary of Azad is celebrated as ‘National Education Day’ every year on November 11. He was the first Education Minister of the country.