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Maulana Azad’s anthology of poems released

New Delhi: Few people know that Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, first education minister of India was, in addition to being an author, was a poet also. No one had earlier shed light on this aspect of Maulana Azad but now Husn Ara Trust has compiled and published his poetic work. With the efforts of the Patron of this Trust, Dr Mohsin Wali and his wife Farrukh Naaz, the publication of this anthology was released on the occasion of Maulana Azad’s 125th birth anniversary by former President of India Mrs Pratibha Patil. For about 5 years, Farrukh Naaz researched and collected Maulana Azad’s poetic works from important Indian and foreign libraries. This collection is titled Kalaam-e Azad.

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 16-31 May 2013 on page no. 14

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