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Encyclopedia > Barindra Ghosh

Barindra Kumar Ghosh ,or,Barindra Ghosh,or,popularly,Barin Ghosh (1880-1959) was an Indian freedom fighter,revolutionary and journalist.

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Early life

Barindra Ghosh was born at Norwood near London on 5 January 1880.He was the younger brother of Aurobindo Ghosh.He did schooling in Deoghar and joined Patna College.He received military training in Baroda.During this time,(late 1800s - early 1900s) Barin was influenced by Aurobindo and drawn towards revolutionary movement. Norwood is the name of several places: In Australia: Norwood, South Australia, suburb of Adelaide Norwood, Tasmania, suburb of Launceston In Canada: Norwood, Ontario (near Peterborough) In the United States of America: Norwood, a neighborhood of the Bronx, New York Norwood, Colorado Norwood, Massachusetts Norwood, New Jersey Norwood, New York... For other uses, see London (disambiguation). ... 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... ... Deoghar is one of the districts of Jharkhand state, India, and Deoghar town is the headquarters of the district. ... Vadodara, also known as Baroda, is the third-most populated town in Gujarat after Ahmedabad and Surat (the three towns with a population of over 1 million in Gujarat). ... ...


Revolutionary activities

Barin came back to Kolkata and started organizing several revolutionary groups of Bengal with the help of Jatindranath Banerjee.Soon he started publishing Jugantar , a [[[Bengali]] weekly and a revolutionary organisation named Jugantar soon followed.Jugantar was formed from the inner circle of Anushilan Samiti and started its terrorist activities. Barin was instrumental in the recruitment of many young revolutionaries from across Bengal.The revolutionaries formed of the Maniktala group in Maniktala,Kolkata - a secret place where they started manufacturing bombs and collected arms and ammunitions. Kolkata (Bangla: কলকাতা, Hindi: कोलकता, alternate English Calcutta), is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal and was capital of British India until 1912. ... Bengal, known as Bôngo (Bengali: বঙ্গ), Bangla (বাংলা), Bôngodesh (বঙ্গদেশ), or Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ) in Bangla (Bengali), is a region in the northeast of South Asia. ... Anushilan Samiti was one of the secret revolutionary organisations operating in Bengal in the first quarter of the 20th century. ... Bengal, known as Bôngo (Bengali: বঙ্গ), Bangla (বাংলা), Bôngodesh (বঙ্গদেশ), or Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ) in Bangla (Bengali), is a region in the northeast of South Asia. ... Kolkata (Bangla: কলকাতা, Hindi: कोलकता, alternate English Calcutta), is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal and was capital of British India until 1912. ...


Following the attempted killing of Kingsford by 2 revolutionaries Khudiram and Prafulla, police intensified investigation that led to the arrest of Barin Ghosh, along with many of his comrades.The trial - known as Alipore bomb case - sentenced Barin Ghosh for death.However, the sentence was was reduced to life imprisonment and Barin was deported to the Cellular jail in Andaman. It was this hero who threw the first bomb on the British who were crushing India. ... The Alipore bomb case (or Alipore bomb conspiracy or Alipore bomb trial) was an important court trial in the history of the Indian Independence Movement. ... Andaman could mean: Andaman Islands Andaman Sea The book The Andaman Islanders by Alfred Radcliffe-Brown. ...


Release and later activities

Barin was released in 1920 and returned to Kolkata and started a carrer in journalism.Soon he left business and formed an ashram in Kolkata.In 1923 he left for Pondicherry where his elder brother Aurobindo Ghosh had the famous ashram.He was influenced by Aurobindo towards spirituality and sadhana.Barin returned to Kolkata on 1929 and again took to journalism.He was associated with the newspaper The Statesman and later was the editor of the Bengali daily Basumati.He died on 18 April 1959. Kolkata (Bangla: কলকাতা, Hindi: कोलकता, alternate English Calcutta), is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal and was capital of British India until 1912. ... Ashrams in ancient India were Hindu hermitages where sages lived in peace and tranquility amidst nature. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... ... Sadhana means spiritual exercise in Hinduism. ... Kolkata (Bangla: কলকাতা, Hindi: कोलकता, alternate English Calcutta), is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal and was capital of British India until 1912. ... A Daily Newspaper of India Established in 1875, The Statesman is among the leading daily newspapers of India. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


External links

  • Banglapedia article

Bibliography

  • Barindrakumar Ghosh, Pather Ingit, Calcutta, 1337(Bengali year)
  • Upendra Nath Bandyopadhyaya, Nirbasiter Atmakatha, Calcutta, 1352 (Bengali year)
  • RC Majumdar, History of the Freedom Movement in India, II, Calcutta, 1963.


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Philosophies: Indian nationalism | Gandhism | Satyagraha | Hindu nationalism | Indian Muslim nationalism | Socialism
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Independence: Cabinet Mission | Indian Independence Act | Partition of India | Political Integration | Constitution | Republic of India

 
 

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