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  • 06 July, 2022

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DR. SHYAMA PRASAD MUKHERJEE

DR. SHYAMA PRASAD MUKHERJEE

Union home minister paid tribute to Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee on his birth anniversary.

  • He was an Indian politician, barrister, and academician who served as the Minister for Industry and Supply in Jawaharlal Nehru’s cabinet
  • He was born on 6th July 1901 in a Bengali Brahmin family in Calcutta.
  • He demanded the partition of Bengal in the year 1946 to prevent the inclusion of its Hindu majority area in a Muslim-dominated East Pakistan.
  • At the age of 33, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee became the youngest vice-chancellor of Kolkata university in 1934.
  • During his term as the Vice-Chancellor, Rabindranath Tagore delivered the university convocation address in Bengali for the first time, and the Indian vernacular was introduced as a subject for the highest examination.
  • He founded the Janta party due to a difference in opinion on the Kashmir issue with Jawaharlal Nehru, which today is known as the Bhartiya Janata Party.
  • He protested against the special status given to Kashmir in 1953 and tried to enter Kashmir without taking permission and was arrested.
  • He died in mysterious circumstances during detention.

Source: PIB


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