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Sarat Chandra Bose: Remembering My Father

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Binding: Hardcover

Languages: English

Number Of Pages: 244

Publisher: Niyogi Books

Author: Sisir Kumar Bose

Details: Language: English
Pages: 244 (Throughout B/W Illustrations)


About the Book

This biography is the story of two exceptional brothers one a well-known barrister and public figure who was a dominate force to reckon with in British India and the other a revolutionary and national hero of this country who set a portion of British-dominated India free before 15 August 1947, remembered and revered by the world as Netaji. The brothers – Sarat Chandra and Subhas Chandra Bose (Netaji) hailed from the Bose family of Mahinagar in west Bengal. The family has a long lineage, a rich social and Political hearitage and an eventful past. The author Sisir Kumar Bose – Sarat Chandra's son and Netaji's nephew-offers a first person account and an insider's view of the dynamics of and the upheavals in the family during the tumultuous days of the Raj in early and mid – 20th century. The rise of Sarat Chandra Bose as one the most eminent barristers and public figures of the times has been deftly yet sensitively traced by his son, supported by priceless photographs, letters, pages from diaries and other documents from the family archives and the Netaji Research Bureau. On the 125th birth anniversary of Sarat Chandra Bose, this book is an insightful contribution to the annals of the socio – political history of Pre-Independence India.

About the Author

Sisir Kumar Bose (1920-2000) founded the Netaji Research Bureau in 1957 and was its guiding spirit until his death in 2000. A gallant participant in India's freedom struggle, he was imprisoned by the British in the Lahore Fort, Red Fort, and Lyallpur Jail. In the post-Independence period he was one of India's leading paediatricians. Even in the midst of a busy professional life, he played a key role in preserving the best tradi

EAN: 9789383098507

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