Bhupendra Nath Datta

Bhupendra Nath DattaBhupendra Nath Datta being a very important personality in the Indian history by being an active member in lots of issues he even was good in writing and he wrote many books on different subjects like politics, history etc. He even has written books in many other languages like English, Bengali, Hindi etc.

Bhupendra Nath Datta was a well known sociologist and an Indian revolutionary who has played an important role in the Jungtar movement and also worked as an editor of a patrika after which he was arrested by the British force. He was a person who played a very important role in political activities and became a member of the Indian Independence movement.

Education and Early Life

He was born in Kolkata on 4th September, 1880. Bhupendra Nath Datta was born to Vishwanath Datta and Bhuvaneshwari Datta. His dad worked as an attorney in the Calcutta High Court and his mother was a housewife. He had two elder brothers Narendranath Datta who was later known as Swami Vivekananda and Mahendra Datta.

Bhupendra Nath Datta passed his entrance exam from Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar’s Metropolitan Institute. Later on he became a part of Brahmo Samaj which was been led by Debendranath Tagore and Keshub Chandra Sen. He continued his studies and completed his post graduation in USA from the brown university. In the year 1923 he even got his doctorate degree from the University of Hamburg.

His contributions

Bhupendra Nath Datta carried out his work in different parts and places. He decided to join the Indian Independence movement and make his contributions. In the year 1902 he joined Bengal Revolutionary society which was formed and led by Pramathanath Mitra.

He became the editor in the year 1906 of a newspaper named as Jugantar Patrika. The revolutionary party of the Bengal has this paper as their voice and motivated people. In his working he even was sentenced to the jail by the British police for one year.

Bhupendra Nath Datta has also written a book on his elder brother Swami Vivekananda in which he has written about the socialist view of Swami Vivekananda. He joined Ghadar party where he learned a lot of things on socialism and then he went to Germany to start his revolutionary activities and freedom struggle. In 1921 he even presented a paper on the political condition of India.

Indian National Congress

After being involved in lots of activities in other parts of the world he came back to India and joined the Indian National Congress. In 1927 Bhupendra Nath Datta he became the active member of Bengal Regional Congress. Then later in 1929 he also became a member of All Indian Congress Committee.

In 1930 he proposed a fundamental right which was meant for framers in the annual conference which was organized in Karachi. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru accepted the right as he was the head of the Congress Committee. Being an active member in political activities he was being arrested many times by the British police.