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Jatindra Mohan Sengupta – Freedom Fighter of India

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Born on the 22nd of February, in the year 1885, Jatindra Mohan Sengupta was a prominent revolutionary who revolted against the British rule, for which he was arrested and imprisoned many times by the British government.

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He began his career by pursuing law, and went on to become a lawyer, starting his practice in Calcutta, after he returned from England, finishing his studies. He developed a keen interest in politics gradually, and became an important member of the Indian National Congress party, and over the years his political ventures drew the best of him, for which he gave up his legal practices and became fully committed to politics.

Under Gandhi’s influence, he ardently participated in the non-cooperation movement and also became a member of the Bengal Legislative Council.

He went to England to participate in the Round Table Conference held there, in favour of Congress, in the year 1931.

He passed away on the 23rd of July in the year 1993, at a prison in Ranchi, after his health started to repeatedly deteriorate following a number of arrests by the British government.

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