Bipin Chandra Pal

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Bipin Chandra Pal was a Indian Freedom Revolutionary who was famous as “Father of revolutionary Thoughts” Born in now Bangladesh’s Syelhat. He was one of the Lal Bal Pal triumvirate.

Birth: Born on 7th November 1858 in Sylhet district of British India. His father was Ramchandra Pal who was a Persian scholar

Childhood: Bipin Chandra Pal, received his early education from a Maulvi in Sylhet. Later, for higher studies he went to a Government High School, where he graduated with honours. He was accepted into Kolkata’s Presidency College, but dropped out before completing his studies.

Adult Life: The famous Indian personality Bipin Chandra Pal started teaching in his own college and later went to England to study Comparative Theology. In England he realized what it was live in an independent nation, thus he returned with the feeling of working for his nation’s independence.

Lal-Bal-Pal: Bipin Chandra Pal began leading anti-social protests at a young age. Pal rose through the ranks of the Indian National Congress to become a powerful figure. Bipin Chandra Pal made a compelling case for the removal of the discriminatory Arms Act during the Madras session of the Indian National Congress in 1887. He was a member of the Lal-Bal-Pal triangle, which included Lala Lajpat Rai and Bal Gangadhar Tilak and was engaged with revolutionary activities. Sri Aurobindo Ghosh and Pal were recognized as the founders of a movement centered on the principles of Purna Swaraj, Swadeshi, boycott, and national education.

Work: Initially being a part of Congress party, Pal dissociated himself with the party after realizing that their mode of protest was peaceful, which according to him was a futile way of attaining freedom. 

Later Pal completely removed himself from active politics and took refuge in writing books and journals. Sri Aurobindo described him as “one of the most powerful visionaries of nationalism.” Bipin Chandra Pal worked hard to address economic and social problems. He was an outspoken opponent of the caste system and a supporter of widow remarriage.

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