Shyamji Krishna Varma Jayanti

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    • Recently, the Prime Minister has paid tributes to Shyamji Krishna Varma on his Jayanti. 

    About Shyamji Krishna Varma 

    • He was born on 4th October, 1857 in Mandvi town of Kachchh district of Gujarat.
    • He was one of the foremost freedom fighters in the history of the freedom movement of India with a high sense of patriotism and selfless service for the nation.
    •  He had organised a revolutionary centre in “India House” at London and propagated the cause of India’s independence through his writings in his publication journal called “TheIndian Sociologist”.
    • He inspired Veer Savarkar who was a member of India House in London. 
    • He became the first President of Bombay Arya Samaj, was an admirer of Dayanand Saraswati
    • Verma also served as the Divan of a number of states in India.

    Source:PIB