Shyam Sundar Chakravarthy

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Shyam Sundar Chakravarthy (12 July 1869 – 7 September 1932), alternately spelled as Shyam Sundar Chakravarty or Shyam Sundar Chakravarthi (Bengali: শ্যাম সুন্দর চক্রবর্তী), was an Indian revolutionary, independence activist and journalist from Bengal. He was born in Bharenga, Pabna in Bengal Presidency (currently in Bangladesh). He belonged to the "Pabna Group" of Bengali revolutionaries along with Abinash Chakravarty and Annada Kaviraj.[1] In 1905 he was the sub-editor of the revolutionary journal Sandhya. In 1906, He joined with Bengali nationalist newspaper Bande Mataram as an assistant to its editor Sri Aurobindo and later became its editor.[2] In 1908, he was deported to Burma.[3] Later he became an adherent of the non violent methods of Indian National Congress and an office bearer of the Swaraj Party.[4] He founded and edited the newspaper "The Servant" in 1920 to promote the Non-cooperation movement.[5][6]

Works[edit]

  • Through Solititude and Sorrow
  • My Mother's Face

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guha, Arun Chandra (1971). First spark of revolution: the early phase of India's struggle for independence, 1900-1920. Orient Longman. pp. 214–216. 
  2. ^ "Bande Mataram". sankalpindia. 17 July 2008. Retrieved 6 February 2010. 
  3. ^ Political Agitators in India. p. 8. 
  4. ^ Sharma, Suresh K (2006). Documents on North-East India: Assam (1664-1935). Mittal Publications. pp. 274–276. ISBN 978-81-8324-089-5. 
  5. ^ Sharma, Jagdish Saran (1981). Encyclopaedia Indica, Volume 2. S. Chand. p. 1121. 
  6. ^ Gandhi, Gopalkrishna; Amartya Sen (2008). A frank friendship: Gandhi and Bengal : a descriptive chronology. Seagull Books. p. 82. ISBN 978-1-905422-63-0.