Chandra Shekhar Azad, popularly known as 'Azad', was an Indian revolutionary who still continues to inspire and motivate generations of Indians. Azad was born on July 23, 1906 in Bhavra village in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh to Pandit Sitaram Tiwari and Jagarani Devi. The legend adopted the last name Azad as it meant ‘free’ in Urdu. Azad died at Alfred Park in Allahabad, now Prayagraj, on 27 February 1931.