Prafulla Chandra Ghosh

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Prafulla Chandra Ghosh
প্রফুল্ল চন্দ্র ঘোষ
Prafullachandra Ghosh at Writers' Building in 1947.jpg
Prafullachandra Ghosh at Writers' Building in 1947
Chief Minister of West Bengal
In office
August 15, 1947 – August 14, 1948
Preceded by New Post
Succeeded by B. C. Roy
Chief Minister of West Bengal
In office
November 2, 1967 – February 20, 1968
Preceded by Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee
Succeeded by President's Rule
Personal details
Born Calcutta, British India
Died Calcutta, India
As of January 27, 2007

Prafulla Chandra Ghosh (Bengali: প্রফুল্ল চন্দ্র ঘোষ Prophullo Chôndro Ghosh) (1891–1983) was the first Chief Minister of West Bengal, India. He was Chief Minister in three West Bengal governments, first in the Indian National Congress government from August 15, 1947 to August 14, 1948, then in the Progressive Democratic Alliance Front government from November 2, 1967 to February 20, 1968, and again in a coalition government led by the Indian National Congress from April 2, 1971 to June 28, 1971.[1]

Bibliography[edit]

  • The theory of profits
  • India as known to ancient and mediaeval Europe
  • Mahatma Gandhi, as I saw him
  • West to-day
  • Jībana-smr̥tira bhūmikā
  • Mahātmā Gāndhī
  • Prācīna Bhāratīẏa sabhyatāra itihāsa

References[edit]

  1. ^ Modern Bengal A Short History of Bengal. Retrieved April 18, 2009.
Political offices
Preceded by
New Post
Chief Minister of West Bengal
15 August 1947 – 14 January 1948
Succeeded by
B. C. Roy
Preceded by
Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee
Chief Minister of West Bengal
2 November 1967 – 20 February 1968
Succeeded by
President's Rule
Preceded by
President's Rule
Chief Minister of West Bengal
2 April 1971 – 28 June 1971
Succeeded by
President's Rule