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Das, Chitta Ranjan

Born: 1870 AD
Died: 1925 AD, at 54 years of age.

Nationality: Indian
Categories: Nationalist, Politician


1870 - Chittaranjan Das was born on the 5th of November. He was a Bengali lawyer and a major figure in the Indian independence movement.


1909 - He began his public career began when he successfully defended Aurobindo Ghosh on charges of involvement in the previous year's Alipore bomb case.


1919-1922 - He was a leading figure in Bengal during the Non-Cooperation Movement and initiated the ban on British clothes.


He founded the Swaraj Party to express his non-moderate opinions.


1925 - He died on 5th of November.





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