Biography of Sarat Chandra Bose

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Indian Freedom Fighter Sarat Chandra Bose Biography
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Sarat Chandra Bose was an Indian freedom fighter and the elder brother of Subhas Chandra Bose.

Sarat Chandra Bose was born on 6th September 1889 in Calcutta..He is the son of Janakinath Bose and elder brother of Subhas Chandra Bose. Sarat Chandra Bose took his early eduction in calcutta.At the age of 22 he went to England to obtain a degree in law.

Sarat Chandra Bose returned to Calcutta and started legal practice.After some years he left the legal practice and joined the Indian independence movement. Sarat Chandra Bose was immensely influenced by the great congress leader Chittaranjan Das and joined the Indian National Congress.He actively took part in the Non-Cooperation Movement.

Within few days he became a well known leader in the Indian National Congress. Sarat Chandra Bose was selected as the president of the Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee in 1936. He was the member of the All India Congress Committee from 1936 to 1947.

Sarat Chandra Bose was the leader of Indian National Congress in the Central Legislative Assembly.He helped a lot to form the Indian National Army which was later led by his brother Subhas Chandra Bose.

In 1946, he was given the charge of the Works, Mines and Powers ministry in the Interim Government.In 1947 he strongly opposed against partition and resigned All India Congress Committee.

After independence Sarat Chandra Bose led the Forward Block which was formed by his brother.He also formed the Socialist Republican Party to spread socialistic view in the country. Sarat Chandra Bose died in 1950, in Calcutta.

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