ISBN 9788171674930,Portrait Of A Martyr

Portrait Of A Martyr


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2001

ISBN 9788171674930

ISBN-10 8171674933


Number of Pages 312 Pages
Language (English)


This Edition Of Dr. Shyama Prasad Mookerjee'S Biography Was Published In 2001 To Mark His 100Th Birth Anniversary. Dr Mookerjee Was One Of The Remarkable Figures Who Played A Crucial Role In Indian Politics During The Decades Before And After Independence. This Book Explores The Life And Career Of A Versatile Genius Who Excelled In Every Field Of Activity He Entered - As Vice-Chancellor Of Calcutta University (1934-38); As The Acting President Of The Hindu Mahasabha (1940); As A Parliamentarian And The First President Of The Jana Sangh (1951-53); And As A Crusader For The Cause Of Indian Unity For Which He Laid Down His Life, Under Mysterious Circumstances, In Prison, On 23 June 1953. About The Author Prof. Bal Raj Madhok'S Association With Dr. Shyama Prasad Mookerjee Began In 1940. He Has Worked In Close Association With Dr. Mookerjee On The Formation Of Bharatiya Jana Sangh. This Book Is His Tribute To Dr. Mookerjee Whom He Considers His Political Guru. Jana Sangh Reached The Highest Watermark Of Popularity Under Prof. Madhok'S Leadership In 1967. He Was Elected To The Second And Fourth Lok Sabha From New Delhi And South Delhi. Other Works By Dr. Madhok Include Indianisation, Murder Of Democracy, Reflections Of A Detinue, Rationale Of Hindu State, Kashmir: Centre Of New Alignment And Kashmir, Kargil And Indo-Pak Relations.

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