|Biographical detail : ||Journalist, politician and scholar.
Editor of several Islamic publications, during the British rule in India, journalist, politician and scholar Maulana Muhammad Akram Khan and his magazine Sebak supported the Non-cooperation and the Swadeshi Movements. Sebak was banned and Maulana was arrested for anti-government editorials.
In 1936 Maulana published the Azad, then the only Bengali daily, that contributed greatly to generating support for the Muslim League in Bengal.
A scholar of highest repute Maulana was directly involved in the Khilafat Movement and was closely associated with the Ahl-e-Hadith activities in Bengal. He translated the Qur’an in Bengali.
Maulana Akram Khan reported to have belonged to the famous Tagore family of Bengal.