Anand Mohan Bose


From 1870 to 1871, Ananda Mohun Bose studied mathematics at the University of Cambridge. He was the first Indian wrangler and received a First Class degree. Bose trained to become a barrister in Britain and was admitted to the Bar in 1874.
 
Anand Mohan BoseBose was a member of the Brahmo Samaj and accompanied Keshub Chunder Sen to Britain in February 1870. Sophia Dobson Collett became his friend, and he got involved in the Brahmo Samaj.
 
•    In 1874, Bose returned to India and entered the Calcutta High Court. 
•    In 1871, he met Surendranath Banerjea in England and became friends with him. 
•    In 1874, when Banerjea was wrongly expelled from the ICS, Bose attempted to assist him. They founded the ‘Indian National Association’ to advocate for an increase in the minimum age for Indian Civil Service candidates. 
•    Some scholars regard this organisation as a prototypical nationalist organisation. Bose joined the Indian National Congress when it was established in 1885. 
•    In 1898, he presided over the 14th Session in Madras.
•    In 1897, Bose returned to the United Kingdom to enroll his two sons in university. He travelled around the United Kingdom giving speeches about the Brahmo Samaj. He died in 1905.
 
THE SADHARAN BRAHMO SAMAJ
•    Since his student days, Ananda mohan has been a follower of Brahmo Dharma. 
•    In 1869, Keshab Chandra Sen converted him and his wife Swarnaprabha Devi (a sister of Jagadish Chandra Bose) to the Brahmo Samaj. 
•    Brahmo Samaj's young members disagreed with Keshab Chandra Sen on issues such as child marriage, the organization's management, and a number of other topics. UPSC Prelims 2024 dynamic test series
•    As a result, on May 15, 1878, Ananda mohan established the Sadharan Brahmo Samaj with Shibnath Shastri, Sib Chandra Deb, Umesh Chandra Dutta, and others. 
•    Ananda mohan became the first president of Sadharan Brahmo Samaj. He established the Chhatrasamaj, the Sadharan Brahmo Samaj's student wing, on April 27, 1879. As part of the movement, he founded the City College of Calcutta in 1879.
Anand Mohan Bose•    Anandamohan has been involved in politics since he was a student. He and a few other Indians founded "India Society" while in England. 
•    He was also involved with Sisir Kumar Ghosh's "Indian League." 
•    He served as the secretary of the "Indian Association" until 1884, and then as its president for the rest of his life. 
•    He spoke out against the Vernacular Press Act and the reduction of the Indian Civil Service Examination's overall age limit. 
•    He presided over a protest meeting against Bengal partition held at Federation Hall in 1905 but due to his ill health, his address was read by Rabindranath Tagore.

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