Jose John March 4, 2016 No Comments
BIPIN CHANDRA PAL Teacher, journalist, writer and librarian, Bipin Chandra Pal started as a supporter of Brahma Samaj, turned to Vedanta and ended up as an upholder of the Vaishnava philosophy of Sri Chaitanya. A man of undaunted spirit, Bipin Chandra Pal made no compromise in the sphere of politics when it was a question of conviction and conscience. He revolted against the evils and abuses of the Hindu society at a very early stage of his life. Bipin Chandra Pal was born on 7th November, 1858, in Sylhet in a wealthy Hindu Kayastha family. His father Ramchandra Pal, a village zamindar and a prominent member of the Sylhet Bar, was influenced by Hindu rituals and Islamic thought, though he was a follower of Vaishnavism. The only son of his parents, Bipin Chandra Pal took his early education from a Maulvi in Sylhet town. He had his formal education at Sylhet Government High School from where he passed the entrance examination. He then got himself admitted in the Presidency College, but gave up his studies before graduation. He started his career as a headmaster of a high school in early 1879 and served in this capacity in different schools in and outside Sylhet. For some time (1890-91), he worked...
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