Bhupendra Nath Bose


Bhupendra Nath Bose

Bhupendra Nath Bose (1859-1924) was an Indian politician and President of the Indian National Congress in 1914.

Bose was born in Krishnanagar, West Bengal in 1859. He graduated from the Presidency College, Calcutta in 1880. He completed his master's degree in 1881 and his law degree in 1883.

From 1904 to 1910, Bose was a member of the Bengal Legislature. During this period, he was involved in the nationalist movement. In 1905 he presided over the Bengal Provincial Conference held at Mymensingh. He joined the anti-partition agitation and campaign against British goods throughout Bengal. He opposed the passing of the Press Act in 1910. He became the President of the Indian National Congress in 1914.

Bose was a member and under-secretary in the Council of the Secretary of State for India from 1917 to 1923. In 1923 he was made a member of the Executive Council of the Governor of Bengal. He then became the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calcutta. He was the first president of Mohun Bagan AC, Calcutta. [ [http://www.mohunbaganac.com/MBAC_UPD/History/History-1889-1909.html Mohun Bagan History] ] He passed away in 1924.

References

* [http://www.congresssandesh.com/AICC/history/presidents/bhupendra_nath_bose.htm Bhupendra Nath Bose]


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