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Dr. Shyama Prasad Mookerjee


Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee

Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee
(6 July 1901 – 23 June 1953)

Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee is the Father of West Bengal. During the partition of Pakistan, West Bengal was a part of then East Pakistan which Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee, after strong reservations was successful in including West Bengal in Bharat.

Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee was the youngest Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calcutta. He was the first Minister of Commerce and Industry in independent Bharat.

Dr. Mookerjee founded Bharatiya Jana Sangh on 21 October 1951. After the State of Emergency in 1977, the Bharatiya Jana Sangh merged with several other parties to form the Janata Party. Later, on 6 April 1980, Bharatiya Janata Party was formed.

He faced mysterious death while protesting “Ek desh mein do Vidhan, do Pradhan aur Do Nishan nahi chalenge.”

One of his famous quote: অন্যায়ের প্রতিবাদ করো, প্রতিরোধ করো , প্রয়োজনে নাও প্রতিশোধ।