Shyama Prasad Mukherjee biography for students and children’s

Shyama Prasad Mukherjee biography for students and children’s

Shyama Prasad Mukherjee was the founder of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He was a great educationist, politician and thinker. He was very sharp and intelligent minded. Therefore he held the post of Industries and Supplies Minister in the Jawaharlal Nehru Central Government. He formed the Bharatiya Jan Sangh Party which was later upgrade as Bharatiya Janata Party in 1951.

Short Information about Shyama Prasad Mookherjee

Personal Details
Full NameShyama Prasad Mukherjee
Date of Birth06 July 1901
Place of BirthKolkata, Bengal Presidency,British India (Now West Bengal)
Date of Death23 June 1953
Death ReasonHeart Attack
Place of DeathJammu and Kashmir, Prison Campus, India
Age51 (in death)
ProfessionPolitics, Barrister and Academician
Political PartyBhartiya Jana Sangh
Other PoliticalIndian National Congress
AffiliationsHindu Mahasabha
EstablishedBhartiya Janata Party (BJP) 1951

Home TownKolkata, West Bengal, India
Educationpresidency College, Kolkata
LanguageHindi, English & Bengali
OccupationPolitician, Barrister Advocate, Acamedician and Activist

Shyama Prasad Mukherjee family details

Father’s NameSir Ashutosh Mukherjee
Father’s ProfessionJudge of High Court Calcutta
Mother’s NameJogamaya Devi Mukherjee
GrandFather’s NameGanga Prasad Mukherjee
Brothers and SisterThree Brother’s and Three Sisters
Brother’s NameRama Prasad, Uma Prasad and Bama Prasad Mukherjee
Sister’s NameKamala, Amala and Ramala Mukherjee
Marrital StatusMarried
Marriage Date16 April 1922
Wife/SpouseSudha Devi Mukherjee
Children’sTwo Sons- Anutosh and Debatosh and

Two Daughets-Sabita and Arati

Grandniece’s NameKamala Sinha

Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Biography and Family 

Shyama Prasad Mukherjee was born in Calcutta on 6 July 1901 in a Bengali family. Calcutta was under the British at that time. He belongs to kayasth Bengali family. His mother’s name is Jogamaya Devi Mukherjee and father’s name is Ashutosh Mukherjee. His father Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was the vice-chancellor of Calcutta University and was also a judge of the Calcutta High Court. His mother Jogayama Devi was a housewife.

They lived with joint family. He had three brothers and three sisters in his family. The names of his brothers and sisters are as follows :-

  • Kamla Mukherjee: She is the eldest of all the brothers. She was born in 1895.
  • Rama Prasad Mukherjee: He was born in 1896. He studied from Calcutta itself. He became a judge of the Calcutta High Court just like his father.
  • Uma Prasad Mukherjee: He was born in 1902. He was also a travel writer while watching agricultural work.
  • Amla Mukherjee:- She was born in 1905.
  • Bama Prasad Mukherjee: He was born in 1906. He was a lawyer of a high court.
  • Ramala Mukherjee:- She were born in 1908.

He was married to Sudha Devi Mukherjee on 16 April 1922 at the age of 22. Sudha Devi was also a housewife with a good behaviour. Sudha gave birth to two sons and two daughters. Anutosh and Debatosh are sons and Sabita and Arati are his daughters.

His father belonged to a respected family in Calcutta. He was a judge of the Calcutta High Court and also the founder and vice-chancellor of Calcutta University.

His wife Sudha Devi died of diphtheria disease in the year 1934. Therefore after her accidental death, her sister took over the responsibility of raising their children’s. After the death his wife died in a short time, he denies to re-marry another wedding.

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