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Encyclopedia > Bina Das

Bina Das (1911 - 1986) was an Indian revolutionary and freedom fighter. 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Indian Independence Movement was a series of revolutions empowered by the people of India put forth to battle the British Empire for complete political independence, beginning with the Rebellion of 1857, reaching its climax with Mahatma Gandhis Quit India Movement (1942-1945), and Subhash Chandra Boses Indian...


Bina Das was a member of Chatri Sangha , a semi-revolutionary outfit for women in Kolkata.In 1932, she attempted to assassinate the Bengal Governor Stanley Jackson, a former England cricket captain, in the Convocation hall of the University of Calcutta. She fired five shots but failed and was sent to nine years of rigorous imprisonment. 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. ... The Right Honourable Sir Francis Stanley Jackson (21 November 1870-9 March 1947), better known as the Honourable Stanley Jackson, was an English cricketer, soldier and politician. ... This is a list of all English national cricket captains, comprising all of the men, boys and women who have captained an English national cricket team at official international level. ... Formally established on the 24 January 1857, the University of Calcutta (also known as Calcutta University) was the first modern university in the Indian subcontinent. ...


After her early release, Das joined the Congress party and later became a member of the West Bengal legislative assembly. After the death of her husband Jyotish Chandra Bhaumik, she led a lonely life and died in anonymity. Indian National Congress (also known as the Congress Party or Congress (I), abbreviated INC) is a major political party in India. ... West Bengal (পশ্চিম বঙ্গ, Poshchim Bôngo) is a state in the eastern region of India. ...


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