Chittaranjan Das

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Birthday
5, 1870
Birthplace
Bangladesh
Death Date
Jun 16, 1925 (54)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
5, 1870
Birthplace
Bangladesh
Death Date
Jun 16, 1925 (54)

About

Known in India as "Deshbandhu" or "Friend of the Country" as he led the Swaraj Independence Party in Bengal under British rule.

Before Fame

He was a barrister whose career began in 1909.

Trivia

He initiated a ban on British clothes in Bengal during the Non-Cooperation Movement of 1919 to 1922.

Family Life

His uncle was Brahmo social reformer, Durga Mohan Das.

Associated With

He was visited by Mahatma Gandhi in his mountain home shortly before his death in 1925.