26 July 2015

Jatindra Mohan Sengupta & Nellie Sengupta 22.7.1985

Jatindra Mohan Sengupta (1885–1933) was an Indian revolutionary against the British rule. Jatindra Mohan was arrested several times by the British police. In 1933, he died in a prison located in Ranchi, India.
As a student, he traveled to England to pursue the study of law. During his stay there, he met and marriedEdith Ellen Gray (later known as Nellie Sengupta). After returning to India, Jatindra Mohan started a legal practice. He also joined in Indian politics, becoming a member of the Indian National Congress and participating in the Non-Cooperation Movement. Eventually, he gave up his legal practice in favor of his political commitment.
Nellie Sengupta (1886–1973) was an Englishwoman who fought for Indian Independence and was elected President of the Indian National Congress.
Born Edith Ellen Gray, she was the daughter of Frederick and Edith Henrietta Gray. She was born and brought up in Cambridge, where her father worked at a club. As a young girl, she fell in love with Jatindra Mohan Sengupta, a young Bengali student at Downing College who lodged at her parental home. Despite parental opposition, she married Jatindra Mohan and returned to Calcutta with him. Nellie as she was known and Jatin had two sons Sishir and Anil.

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