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Raja Ram Mohan Roy

রাজা রামমোহন রায়
Radhanagar, Bengal 1772 - Bristol 1833
one of the founders of the Brahmo Sabha, the precursor of the Brahmo Samaj, a socio-religious reform movement in the Indian subcontinent
(Wikipedia)
Niranjan Pradhan
1997

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Bronze statue of Rajah Rammohun Roy with a book in his hand.

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RAJAH RAMMOHUN ROY

born on 22 may 1772 in radhanagar bengal
died on 27 september 1833 in bristol

philosopher, reformer, patriot, scholar
a fouonding father of indian renaissance

unveiled by his excellency dr. l.m. singhvi
the high commissioner for india in the uk
in the presence of the right honourable
the lord mayor of bristol, councillor jack fisk,
to mark the golden jubilee if india's independence
on 20 november 1997

sculpted by mr. niranjan pradhan
gift of rpg enterprises

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