Deshbandhu Chitranajan Das

ISBN Number : 978-93-5051-443-6

Library Price : Rs.800

Library Dollar Price : 32$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2017

No. Of Pages : 272

Book Weight :0

About The Book

An important personality in Bengal, during the time of the noncooperation movement, Deshbandhu Chitranjan Das started the boycott of British and other western dresses. He was elected the mayor of Calcutta Corporation and also became President of Congress. A lawyer by profession, he went on to play a very important role in Indian struggle for independence. He acquired his higher education from England. His career in law kicked off, when he successfully defended Aurobindo Ghosh in the Alipore bomb blast case. He set an example for others in adopting the hand made desi khadi garments. He later set up the Swarj Party to propagate his non-moderate views with Motilal Nehru. He also launched a newspaper, named `Forward` to spread his message to the public and fight the British Raj, but later rechristened it as `Liberty`. Deshbandhu was continuously ill, throughout his political life. But despite this, he showed spunk and unwavering determination in opposing the foreign rule. Chitranjan Das advocated the adherence to constitutional ways in order to attain independence for India. He preached communal concord and supported the cause of national education. Subhas Chandra Bose was his staunch follower. Fondly, Das was called Deshbandhu (the friend of the country).

 

Contents :

Preface
1. Introduction
2. An Illustrious Life
3. In Political Arena
4. At the Helm in Calcutta
5. Significant Speeches
6. Golden Words of Deshbandhu
7. Great Life at a Glance
Bibliography

About The Author

Dr. M.A. Shewan, a reputed journalist, author and academic. He is highly qualified, with many feathers in his cap. He has an illustrious career, as a journalist and author, spanned over two decades. He has edited several periodicals and has many books to his credit, as editor and author. He has a large social base, which enables him to study realities of life in depth. Of late, he has devoted himself to serious research and writing. He has, in particular, focused his attention on the lives and works of freedom fighters and other leading figures in political and social life. Currently, he represents in western UP, a leading national group of newspapers from Delhi. He is based at Aligarh.

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