Syama Prasad Mookerjee

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Birthday
6, 1901
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jun 23, 1953 (51)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
6, 1901
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jun 23, 1953 (51)

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Politician who founded the Nationalist Bharatiya Jana Sangh party in 1951, after his falling out with Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

Before Fame

He graduated with a degree in English from the University of Calcutta, and first joined the Bengal Legislative Council in 1929.

Trivia

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi named Delhi's highest building, Doctor Syama Prasad Mukherjee Civic Centre, in his honor.

Family Life

He had 5 children with his wife, who died from pneumonia.

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He was Minister for Industry and Supply in the cabinet of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

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