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Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee

Ajoy Mukherjee
Ajoy Mukherjee
Fourth Chief Minister of West Bengal
Personal details
Born (1901-04-15)April 15, 1901
Died May 27, 1986(1986-05-27) (aged 85)
Calcutta, West Bengal, India

Ajoy Mukherjee (1901-1986) (Bengali: অজয় মুখোপাধ্যায়) was the fourth chief minister of West Bengal, India. He hailed from Tamluk, Purba Medinipur district, West Bengal.

Born in 1901, he was one of the leaders of Tamralipta Jatiya Sarkar (Tamrlipta National Government), which came into effect on 17 December 1942 during the Quit India Movement, a programme of civil disobedience launched in India in 1942. He was greatly influenced by Swami Vivekananda. Earlier a member of the Indian National Congress, he later became a leader in the Bangla Congress, which co-governed with the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in two United Front governments in the 1960s and 1970s. He held the chief ministerial position in both these governments, from March to November 1967, and again from February 1969 to March 1970.

He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan award in 1977 from Government of India .[1]

Mukherjee died on May 27, 1986 in Calcutta.[2]

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  • http://www.parabaas.com/translation/database/reviews/brSumanta.html
  • http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0026-749X(199405)28%3A2%3C357%3ALAPTMC%3E2.0.CO%3B2-5
  • http://www.smritisoudha.in
Political offices
Preceded by
Prafulla Chandra Sen
Chief Minister of West Bengal
15 March 1967 – 2 November 1967
Succeeded by
Prafulla Chandra Ghosh
Preceded by
President's Rule
Chief Minister of West Bengal
25 February 1969 – 19 March 1970
Succeeded by
President's Rule


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