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Acharya JB Kripalani Birth Anniversary

Acharya JB Kripalani Birth Anniversary:

The Prime Minister of India has paid tributes to Acharya Jivatram Bhagwandas(JB) Kripalani on his birth anniversary (11th November 1888 in Hyderabad, Sindh).

  • He Joined Gandhi’s cause in 1917, associated with the Non-Cooperation Movement, Civil Disobedience Movement, and Quit India Movement.
  • J.B. Kripalani was the president of the Indian National Congress(INC) in 1947.
  • He was one of the founders of the Kisan Mazdoor Praja Party (KMPP) after the independence leaving INC.
  • He moved the first-ever No confidence motion in Lok Sabha in 1963, immediately after the India-China War (1962).
  • He is the author of several books, including “Gandhi: His Life and Thought” (1970). The autobiography titled “My Times” was published posthumously in 2004.