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Babu Purushottamdas Tandon


Babu Purushottamdas Tandon Born On: August 1, 1882 Born In: Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India Died On: July 1, 1962 Career: Lawyer, Politician, Freedom Fighter Nationality: Indian Purushottam Das Tandon, the Punjabi Khatri from pre-independent Uttar Pradesh in India, was one of the most popular advocates of freedom for the country from British rule. Purushottam Das […]

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Dr B.Pattabhi Sitaramayya


Dr B.Pattabhi Sitaramayya Dr Bhogaraju Pattabhi Sitaramayya was born in a Telugu 6000 Niyogi Brahmin family on November 24, 1880 in Gundugolanu village, Krishna district (now part of West Godavari district) in Andhra Pradesh, was an Indian independence activist and political leader in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Pattabhi graduated from the prestigious Madras Christian […]

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Dr. Anugrah Narayan Sinha


Dr. Anugrah Narayan Sinha Dr. Anugrah Narayan Sinha (Singh)(18 June 1887 – 5 July 1957), known as Bihar Vibhuti, was an Indian statesman who was the first Deputy Chief Minister cum Finance Minister of the Indian state of Bihar (1946–1957).He was also a Member of the Constituent Assembly of India, which was elected to write […]

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Allan Octavian Hume


Allan Octavian Hume Allan Octavian Hume (6 June 1829 – 31 July 1912) was a civil servant, political reformer and amateur ornithologist and horticulturalist in British India. He was one of the founders of the Indian National Congress, a political party that was later to lead the Indian independence movement. A notable ornithologist, Hume has […]

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Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray


Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray Prafulla Chandra Ray (2 August 1861 – 16 June 1944) was a Indian academician, a chemist and entrepreneur. He was the founder of Bengal Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals, India’s first pharmaceutical company. He is the author of A History of Hindu Chemistry from the Earliest Times to the Middle of Sixteenth Century […]

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N.G. Chandavarkar


N.G. Chandavarkar Sir Narayan Ganesh Chandavarkar (December 2, 1855 – May 14, 1923) was an early Indian National Congress politician and Hindu reformer. He was regarded by some as the “leading Hindu reformer of western India” Narayan Ganesh Chandavarkar was born in Honavar in the Bombay Presidency on December 2, 1855. His maternal uncle was […]

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Henry Cotton


Henry Cotton Sir Henry John Stedman Cotton, KCSI (13 September 1845 – 22 October 1915) had a long career in the Indian Civil Service, during which he was sympathetic to Indian nationalism. After returning to England, he served as a Liberal Party Member of Parliament (MP) for Nottingham East from 1906 to January 1910. He […]

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Balakrishna Sharma


Balakrishna Sharma Born On: 1897 Died On: 1960 Career: Poet, philosopher, politician Nationality: Indian Poet, philosopher and politician, Mr. Balakrishna Sharma holds a unique position among the great stalwarts shaping the destiny of the nation. Nature has endowed him with all her choice of gifts in rare abundance, and he has ungrudgingly placed them unreservedly […]

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