The Vice President of India, M. Hamid Ansari inaugurated a function to celebrate 133rd Anniversary of the noted freedom fighter Dr. Mukhtar Ahmad Ansari in Yusufpur, District – Gazipur, Uttar Pradesh today. The Annual Day function of Dr. M.A. Ansari Intremediate College, Yusufpur was also celebrated on the occasion. The Vice President presented a Full sized portrait of Dr. M.A. Ansari to the school management which was presented to him by the Turkish Parliament during his visit to Turkey last year. He also presented the school management a full page news story published in 1927 in a prominent national daily newspaper which was based on a famous speech delivered by Dr. M.A. Ansari.
Dr. M. A. Ansari believed in the education for all and he himself was a highly educated Doctor who served for the common masses in and outside the country. He was a noted freedom fighter and his home in Delhi was the centre of freedom movement. He led a medical delegation to Turkey during the period of crisis and the people of Turkey do remember him for this noble cause.