Today is the National Education DayToday is the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad and his birthday is celebrated in our country as National Education Day. He was the first education minister of independent India. He participated in the Indian freedom struggle very actively. He is a well-known scholar, poet, and journalist. He was having skill in many languages like Arabic, Hindi, English, Urdu, Persian and Bengali etc. He played a very important role in strengthening the education sector of India. He established the first Indian Institute of Technology in India. He played a very important role in establishing the University grants commission. He was awarded the Bharat Ratna in 1992
Keeping his contributions in mind his birthday is being celebrated as National Education Day. I hope all the members of ISC will join me to pay tributes to this great scholar on this day.