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Syama Prasad Mookerjee (also spelled as Shyama Prasad Mukherjee) (July 6, 1901May 23, 1953) was the founder of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh. July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... 1901 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... May 23 is the 143rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (144th in leap years). ... 1953 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Bharatiya Jana Sangh is the old name of Bharatiya Janata Party of India. ...


His father Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a well respected advocate in Bengal, who went on to become the Vice Chancellor of the University of Calcutta. Sahasravachaspati Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee Saraswati, M.A, PhD, DSc, LLD,CIE, KT. was an Indian educationalist and Vice_Chancellor of the University of Calcutta from 1906 to 1924. ... A database query syntax error has occurred. ... Universities A Vice-Chancellor (commonly called the VC) of a university in the United Kingdom, other Commonwealth countries, and some universities in Hong Kong, is the de facto head of the university. ...


Syama Prasad did his graduation from the University of Calcutta. He became a fellow of the Senate in 1923. He enrolled as an advocate in Calcutta High Court in 1924 after his father's death. Subsequently he left for England in 1926 to study in Lincoln's Inn and became a barrister in 1927. At the age of 33, he became the youngest Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calcutta and held the office till 1938. He was elected as member of the Legislative Council of Bengal, as a Congress candidate representing Calcutta University but resigned next year when Congress decided to boycott the legislature. Subsequently, he contested the election as an independent candidate and got elected. Established in January 24, 1857, the University of Calcutta (also known as Calcutta University) is the first modern university in the Indian subcontinent. ... 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Religion... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Lincolns Inn is one of four Inns of Court in London to which barristers of England and Wales belong and where they are called to the Bar. ... 1927 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Established in January 24, 1857, the University of Calcutta (also known as Calcutta University) is the first modern university in the Indian subcontinent. ... 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...


He emerged as a spokesman for Hindus and shortly joined Hindu Mahasabha and in 1944, he became the President. Mookherjee here should not be interpreted as an anti-Muslim, but a political leader and freedom fighter who felt the need to counteract the communalist and separatist Muslim League of M.A. Jinnah, who were demanded exaggerated Muslim rights or a partition of the country. Mookherjee adopted causes to unite Hindu voices, and protect Hindus against the communal propaganda and the divisive agenda of the Muslim League. To Mookherjee, the Muslims were a minority and thus could not in any system of logic and reason be given a status superior to the majority Hindu masses. Mookherjee and his future followers would always cite inherent Hindu practices of tolerance and communal respect as the reason for a healthy, prosperous and safe Muslim population in the country in the first place. This article is about the Hindu religion; for other meanings of the word, see Hindu (disambiguation). ... 1944 was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...


After the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, he wanted the Hindu Mahasabha not to be restricted to Hindus alone or work as apolitical body for the service of masses and broke away from it on this issue on November 23, 1948. Mookherjee supported the partition of Bengal in 1946 to prevent the inclusion of its Hindu-majority areas in a Muslim-dominated, Pakistan-headed state; he is accused of condoning violence against Muslims and pro-Pakistan activists during the partition riots of 1947. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (October 2, 1869 – January 30, 1948) (Devanagari: मोहनदास करमचन्द गांधी, Gujarati મોહનદાસ કરમચંદ ગાંધી), called Mahatma Gandhi, was the charismatic leader who brought the cause of Indias independence from British colonial rule to world attention. ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Pandit Nehru inducted him in the Interim Central Government as a Minister for Industry and Supply. On issue of the Delhi pact with Liaqat Ali Khan, Mookherjee resigned from the Cabinet on April 6, 1950. Here Mookherjee was firmly against Nehru's invitation to the Pakistani PM, and their joint pact to establish minority commissions and guarantee minority rights in both countries. He wanted to hold Pakistan directly responsible for the terrible influx of millions of Hindu refugees from East Pakistan, who had left the state fearing religious suppression and violence aided by the state. After consultation with Madhav Sadashiv Golwalkar (commonly referred to as Guruji Golwalkar) of the RSS, Dr. Mookerjee founded Bharatiya Jana Sangh on October 21, 1951 at Delhi and became its first President. Jawaharlal Nehru (जवाहरलाल नेहरू, Javāharlāl Nehrū) (November 14, 1889 – May 27, 1964), also called Pandit (Teacher) Nehru, was the leader of the socialist wing of the Indian National Congress during and after Indias struggle for independence from the British Empire. ... Liaquat Ali Khan Liaquat Ali Khan Nawabzaada Khan Liaquat Ali Khan (October 1, 1896 - October 16, 1951) was the first Prime Minister of Pakistan. ... April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh is a Hindu nationalist organization which bases itself on the principles of Hindutva. ... October 21 is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 71 days remaining. ... 1951 was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Delhi (दिल्ली or DillÄ« in Hindi and Bengali and دیلی in Urdu) is a term that refers to either the State of Delhi or the National Capital Territory (NCT) of the Republic of India. ...


In 1952 general elections to Indian Parliament, Bharatiya Jana Sangh won 3 seats in the Parliament of India, with one of the winners being Dr. Mookerjee. 1952 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Parliament House, New Delhi The Parliament of India (or Sansad) is bicameral. ...


Mookerjee went to visit Kashmir in 1953, to protest the law prohibiting Indian citizens from settling in a state in their own country and the need to carry ID cards, and was arrested on 11th May while crossing border. Although the ID card rule was revoked owing to his efforts, he died as detenu on May 23, 1953. Shown in green is the Kashmiri region under Pakistani control. ... 1953 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... May 23 is the 143rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (144th in leap years). ... 1953 is a common year starting on Thursday. ...


Mookerjee is a Godfather role model for Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a future Prime Minister of Bharat and BJP national leader, as well as a hero to Hindu nationalists and the leaders of the RSS, VHP and the BJP. Atal Bihari Vajpayee (often wrongly spelt Behari; अटल िबहारी वाजपेयी in Sanskrit) (born December 25, 1924) was the Prime Minister of India in 1996 and again from 1998 until May 19, 2004. ... The Republic of India is a large country in South Asia, and one of only two countries in the world with a population of over one billion. ...


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Syama Prasad Mookerjee (350 words)
Syama Prasad Mookerjee (also spelled as Shyama Prasad Mukherjee) (born July 6, 1901) is founder of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh.
Syama Prasad did his graduation from the University of Calcutta.
On issue of the Delhi pact with Liaqat Ali Khan, Mookerjee resigned from the Cabinet on April 6, 1950.
Syama Prasad Mookerjee at AllExperts (1197 words)
Syama Prasad Mookerjee (also spelled as Shyama Prasad Mukherjee) was a nationalist political leader of India, and is considered the godfather of modern Hindutva and Hindu Nationalism.
Mookerjee was born on July 6, 1901 in Calcutta, a major Indian city and capital of Bengal.
Mookerjee went to visit Kashmir in 1953, and went on hunger strike to protest the law prohibiting Indian citizens from settling in a state in their own country and the need to carry ID cards, and was arrested on 11th May while crossing border.
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