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Short Biography Of Shyama Prasad Mookerjee 1901 Born at 77 Russa Road (North) (now Asutosh Mookerjee Road), Kolkata on July 6, son of Sir Asutosh Mookerjee and Lady Jogomaya Devi. 1906 Joined the Mitra Institution on 23 July in 2nd Class. 1917 Passed Matriculation Examination in First Division from Bhowanipur Mitra Institution, Kolkata. 1919 Passed Intermediate Examination in Arts in First Division from Presidency College, Kolkata. 1921 Took B.A. Degree with Honours in English from the Presidency College, Kolkata, standing 1st in class I. 1922 Married Sudha Devi on 16 April, daughter of Benimadhav Chakraborty. 1923 Passed M.A. in Indi
An Experiment in Education for Tomorrow An unprecedented kind of experiment in education was launched by Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, when in 1943, a school came to be established at Sri Aurobindo Ashram at Pondicherry with merely 20 students on its rolls; soon it began to grow, and in 1951, when the number of students had increased, and studies in Higher Education had to be organised, it was expanded into Sri Aurobindo International University Centre. Eminent educationists of the country welcomed the formation of this University Centre, and the foremost educationist of the country, Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherji, specially came to Pondicherry
INVITATION TO SYAMA PRASAD MOOKERJEE Dear Friend, We have the pleasure to invite you to attend a convention which is being called at Pondicherry to consider ways and means to raise funds for the establishment of an International University at Pondicherry. We request you to kindly make it convenient to attend this convention. It will be presumptuous on our part to emphasise to you the significance of Sri Aurobindo's work and the need for co
Reference Evening talks NIRODBARAN: Shyama Prasad is the only figure now who says other measures have to be taken. 6 AUGUST 1940 PURANI: The Viceroy has issued an ordinance banning all volunteer organisations — political or communal. Only for social service can an organisation be retained, sanctioned by the provincial Government. SRI AUROBINDO: I see. That would give an occasion for starting civil disobedience. PURANI: Yes. One good thing is that the Khaksars will go —all the other organisations too: Hindu Sabha, Mahavir Dal, etc. NIRODBARAN: Gandhi will issue another threat
INTRODUCTION Shyama Prasad Mookerjee was born on 6 July 1901 in a Brahmin family of a high social status in Calcutta. From his parents, Sir Asutosh mookerjee and Shrimati Jogmaya Devi, he inherited a saga of erudite scholarship and fervent nationalism. They also inspired him to 'live a pure and manly life'. Graduating in 1921 with Honours in English and securing the first position in the first class from the Presidency College, Shyama Prasad Mukherji had his MA in Indian Vernaculars.
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