Ananda Mohan Bose was an Indian politician, academician, social reformer, and lawyer during the British Raj.
16 Facts About Anandamohan Bose
Anandamohan Bose co-founded the Indian National Association, one of the earliest Indian political organizations, and later became a senior leader of the Indian National Congress.
Anandamohan Bose was a prominent religious leader of Brahmoism and with Sivanath Sastri a leading light of Adi Dharm.
Anandamohan Bose's father was Padmalochan Bose and mother was Umakishori Devi.
Anandamohan Bose passed his entrance examination from the Mymensingh Zilla School under University of Calcutta and got first division in 1862.
Ananda Mohan Anandamohan Bose studied mathematics at the University of Cambridge from 1870.
Anandamohan Bose earned a First Class degree and was the first Indian wrangler.
Anandamohan Bose was a supporter of Brahmo Dharma from his student life.
Anandamohan Bose was officially converted to Brahmo religion along with his wife Swarnaprabha Devi by Keshab Chandra Sen in 1869.
Anandamohan Bose was the founder of City School and City College in Kolkata.
Anandamohan Bose founded the Students' Association with an objective of promoting nationalism among the students and along with Surendranath Banerjee and Shibnath Shastri organised regular lectures.
Anandamohan Bose was associated with Calcutta University and was elected a member of Education Commission.
Anandamohan Bose protested against changing the composition of Educational Service.
Anandamohan Bose was the secretary of "Indian Association" till 1884 and was its president throughout his lifetime.
Anandamohan Bose protested against acts like Vernacular Press Act and the reduction of the maximum age for Indian Civil Service Examination.
Anandamohan Bose presided in the protest meeting against Partition of Bengal held at Federation Hall in 1905, where his address was read by Rabindranath Tagore due to his ill health.