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Surendra Mohan Ghosh (22.4.1893—7.9.1976) was an active member of the Jugantar, the noted revolutionary organization from 1907 to 1938. He joined the Indian National Congress in 1920 and also played a pivotal role in the Swaraj Party founded by Chittaranjan Das. As a political worker he had spent a total number of twenty-three years in prison. From 1939 he was president of the Bengal Provincial Congress Committee. In 1946 he became a member of the Constituent Assembly which was charged with drafting India’s constitution. In 1952 he was elected to the Lok Sabha. In 1956 and 1962 he was elected as the member of the Raj Sabha. From 1962 to 1967 he was the Deputy Leader of the Congress in the Parliament.
Surendra Mohan Ghosh was also a devoted follower of Sri Aurobindo. During the 1940s, he had a number of private meetings with Sri Aurobindo, during which…
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