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Dr Shyam Prasad Mukherjee was blessed to Heaven on 23 rd June in the year 1953. Any Message

Asked by Anand Agarwal, 24 Jun '09 08:33 pm
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Mookerjee was born on July 6, 1901 in Kolkata the capital of British India. His father was Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee, a well respected advocate in Bengal, who became the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calcutta, and his mother was Lady Jogmaya Devi Mookerjee.

Mookerjee obtained his degrees from the University of Calcutta. He graduated in English securing the first position in first class in 1921 and also did MA in 1923 and BL in 1924. 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 (1934), and held the office till 1938.

Along with Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Mookerjee is considered the godfather of Hindu nationalism in India, especially the Hindutva movement. He is widely revered by members and supporters of the Rashtri ...more
Answered by anantharaman, 24 Jun '09 08:40 pm

 
  
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Ishwar unki aatma ko shanti de.
Answered by Jiya Sahgal, 24 Jun '09 08:34 pm

 
  
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