Bankim Mukherjee

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Bankim Mukherjee was an Indian communist politician. Mukherjee became political active in the 1920s, taking part in the Civil Disobedience Movement and jute mill workers union struggles in Bengal. In 1921 Mukherjee went to Etawah with his friend Radharaman Mitra and participated in Non-cooperation movement. They were arrested and imprisoned.[1] He became a member of the Communist Party of India in 1936. In 1937 he was elected to the Bengal Legislative Assembly. He served as president and general secretary of the All India Kisan Sabha.[2]

He was elected to the West Bengal Legislative Assembly from Budge Budge in 1951 and 1957.[3][4]

References

  1. ^ Vol - I, Subodh C Sengupta & Anjali Basu (2002). Sansad Bangali Charitavidhan (Bengali). Kolkata: Sahitya Sansad. p. 326. 
  2. ^ https://books.google.com/books?id=PAFBW743Bi4C&pg=PA568
  3. ^ "General Elections, India, 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "General Elections, India, 1957, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 


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