Read “India Wins Freedom” by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad with Rakuten Kobo. One of the makers of modern India tells the story of the partition of India as never . Maulana Sayyid Abul Kalam Ghulam Muhiyuddin Ahmed bin Khairuddin Al- Hussaini Azad was . He has written many books including India Wins Freedom, Ghubar-e-Khatir, Tazkirah, Tarjumanul Quran (Urdu تذکرہ ترجمان القُران), etc. India Wins Freedom by Azad Maulana Abul Kalam from Only Genuine Products. 30 Day Replacement Guarantee. Free Shipping. Cash On.
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At the middle of the book, I really hoped that the Autobiography of the author would turn into fiction and the partition would not happen if the matters were carried out carefully.
Being from Pakistan I was always curious about the account of history from our neighbors’ perspective. The Indian public had been angered by the passage of the Rowlatt Acts inwhich severely restricted civil liberties and individual rights. Azad also managed to win Jinnah’s agreement to the proposal citing the greater good of all Indian Muslims.
On the contrary Abul Kalam still believed that if his idea of the power distribution between centre and states which later reflected more or less in Cabinet Mission be implemented in letter and spirit, we could have avoided partition though I still believe that this was his wishful thinking. Azad painted a picture how he was against partition but Mountbatten, Jinnah, Patel and Nehru had their own motives, which for the Congress made easier when Gandhi saw no other option.
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Smarak Bhavan. The author has opined that anger and despair had clouded the vision of Nehru and Patel who vehemently supported two nation theory and the hardest truth is that we cannot dispute the same to the slightest. Maulana Azad is considered to be a crucial component of the Indian Independence Movement, and was subsequently the youngest President of the Indian National Congress.
Although, many of them did political blunders at that time also but there were people in the organisation itself that will be oppose their viewpoints.
India Wins Freedom: The Complete Version by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
Suffice it to state that wijs book takes you head-on into the events leading to 15th Augustand gives you a seat at the table where everything was planned, negotiated, fought over, discussed threadbare, analysed, courses of action decided upon and acted on. All accounts of history suffer from the bias of hindsight — this book cannot be questioned on this score. Sardar’s letters, mostly unknown.
Item s unavailable for purchase. I was glad that the author threw light upon Lord Wavell’s services in India, of whom we don’t get to learn much generally. Vijayaraghavachariar Khan Das M. Jinnah is painted as almost the perfect human being. Jul 16, Vishnu Mishra rated it it was amazing.
Retrieved 1 January Ghubar-e-Khatir Sallies of MindUrdu: Azad recounts, in his typically frank and forthright manner, the ialam that unfolded and ultimately led to the partition in a profound, yet deceptively simple manner.
This book presents a clear logical analysis of the key events and facts that lead to the sorry partition of India. He supported provisions for Muslim citizens to make avail of Muslim personal law in courts.
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He adopted the Prophet Muhammad’s ideas by living simply, rejecting material possessions and pleasures. Jul 20, Athar Ali rated it really liked it. Azad, Nehru and Patel would briefly speak about the nation and the future. Some kkalam sense and reflection made me realize that perhaps the Congress’ agenda and image was intentionally oalam very incorrectly and inaccurately in the textbooks that are part of the curriculum in Pakistan’s education system: Further, this was a man whose situational reading of the events of Partition, specifically with relation to the new state of Pakistan, were stunningly accurate as history has proven, as also his passionate opposition to a div India wins freedom is a first person account by a person who should be much better known, respected and followed by us Modern Indians than he currently is — Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, whose patriotism, Indianness, and devotion to the national cause are clearly second to none.
Muslim religious and political leaders criticised Azad as being too close to the Congress and placing politics before Muslim welfare. Atlantic Publishers and Distributors. Return to Book Maulqna. Azad has shared very little information about his personal life but has given detail of political life. Views Read Edit View history. Also one would wonder what would happen if Fdeedom Azad continued to be the president he served as congress president from of congress or did not elect Nehru but Patel as a successor instead in Add 3 Items to Cart.
All political prisoners were released in and Azad led the Congress in the elections for the new Constituent Assembly of Indiawhich would draft India’s constitution. Please review your cart. This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat How to write a great review. Being a keen student of Indo-Pak history, I am still bemused if the decision of partition was right or wrong but one thing is sure, Pakistan is far behind the goals it gained the independence for.
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This book is very informative and touches on the psyche of jawaharlal, Gandhiji and Sardar Vallabhai what they did when they were confronted a situation. Azad has also authored Sallies of the Mind and Khvud Navisht. Today there are about 19 crores of Muslims in India, 3rd largest Muslim population. In response, the Congress and other political parties appointed a commission under Motilal Nehru to propose constitutional reforms from Indian opinions.
Here is Maulana Sahib talking about his friend and colleague, the first prime minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru also affectionately known as Nehru Chaacha or Uncle Nehru posts: You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.
I am amazed to see that besides having so many differences in party itself, leaders at that time xzad totally focused on one goal “Independence of India”.
On 7 August at the Gowalia Tank in Mumbai, Congress president Azad inaugurated the struggle with a vociferous speech exhorting Indians into action. Read full review here: Azad kalan Jinnah saw an independent Pakistan as a political tool for power, something Azad disagreed with as he felt a united India was in everyone’s interest.
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