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
|Full Name||Shyama Prasad Mukherjee|
|Date of Birth||06 July 1901|
|Place of Birth||Kolkata, Bengal Presidency,British India (Now West Bengal)|
|Date of Death||23 June 1953|
|Death Reason||Heart Attack|
|Place of Death||Jammu and Kashmir, Prison Campus, India|
|Age||51 (in death)|
|Profession||Politics, Barrister and Academician|
|Political Party||Bhartiya Jana Sangh|
|Other Political||Indian National Congress|
|Established||Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) 1951|
|Home Town||Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|Education||presidency College, Kolkata|
|Language||Hindi, English & Bengali|
|Occupation||Politician, Barrister Advocate, Acamedician and Activist|
Shyama Prasad Mukherjee family details
|Father’s Name||Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee|
|Father’s Profession||Judge of High Court Calcutta|
|Mother’s Name||Jogamaya Devi Mukherjee|
|GrandFather’s Name||Ganga Prasad Mukherjee|
|Brothers and Sister||Three Brother’s and Three Sisters|
|Brother’s Name||Rama Prasad, Uma Prasad and Bama Prasad Mukherjee|
|Sister’s Name||Kamala, Amala and Ramala Mukherjee|
|Marriage Date||16 April 1922|
|Wife/Spouse||Sudha Devi Mukherjee|
|Children’s||Two Sons- Anutosh and Debatosh and|
Two Daughets-Sabita and Arati
|Grandniece’s Name||Kamala 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.