Banerjea, Surendranath, Sir, 1848-1925

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Dates:
Birth 1848-11-10
Death 1925-08-06

Biographical notes:

1871-1874 Indian Civil Service; 1871-1873 assistant magistrate, Sylhet; 1875 English lectureship, Metropolitan College, Calcutta; 1876 founder, the Indian Association; 1882 founder, Ripon College; 1879- editor, The Bengalee; 1885 municipal chairman, Bengal; 1893-1901 member of the Bengal Legislative Council; 1895 and 1902 president, the Indian National Congress; 1990 member of the National Congress' mission to Britain; 1897 gave evidence to the Welby commission in Britain; 1905 campaigned against the partition of Bengal; 1909 representative of the Indian press at the Imperial conference; 1913 member of the Bengal Legislative Council; 1913-1920 member of the Imperial Legislative Council; 1918 president of the moderate conference; 1919 gave evidence to the joint Parliamentary Committee of both (UK) Houses on Indian reforms; 1921 member of the Bengal Legislative Council; 1921 knighthood; 1921-1923 minister for local government, Bengal.

Epithet: politician

Title: Knight

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001394.0x000123

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  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Nawanagar State, India (as recorded)
  • Tibet, Asia (as recorded)