Late Janab Sayed Rashid Ahmed was a Freedom Fighter, a hardworking person, and a devoted family man. He was no less than a legend, who continued to live his life in the simplest manner, shouldering and contributing to the biggest movement in the history of our nation; THE FREEDOM STRUGGLE.

During the Freedom Movement, late Janab Sayed Rashid Ahmed worked very closely with Sri Jawahar Lal Nehru and at his behest, organized several meetings/programs in Dehradun. His contribution was recognized and appreciated by many of the known personalities of Indian history, including the following; Srimati Vijay Laxmi Pandit, Sri H.N. Bahuguna, Mr. Mahavir Tyagi, Vaid D.S. Raturi, Maulana Hussain Ahmed Madni, Brahma Dutt, and many others.

He was adored alike by his family and society at large. The latter is very briefly captured in the book ‘Aap Yaad Aatein Hain’- a biography of revered Janab Sayed Rashid Ahmed, authored by his son Dr.S.Farooq. At the time of publication of ‘Aap Yaad Aatein Hain’, the then President of India, Sri K.R. Narayanan, Shri A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Justice Mohd. Shamim, Chairman Minority Commission, Shri Sudarshan Agarwal, the then Governor of Uttarakhand, Shri Suraj Bhan, the then Governor of Uttarpradesh, Shri M.S.Bitta, Chairman of All India Anti Terrorist Front, Mohd. Farooq, Minister of Civil Aviation, Mr. Saidul Hassan, Labour & Freedom Fighter Pension Minister, and many others expressed their deep appreciation for the lifetime contribution made by Janab Sayed Rashid Ahmed.

In recognition of his selfless patriotic service to the Nation, Janab Sayed Rashid Ahmed Sahab was felicitated with several distinguished awards posthumously. The Indian Cambridge School’s flame denotes the vision of our revered inspiration Janab Sayed Rashid Ahmed Sahab, to establish an institution that imparts quality education, which is unbiased and inclusive for the all-round-development of every child. Thus, producing good citizens and leaders who lead by example.