In February 1905, Krishnavarma founded the Indian Home Rule Society. He then established India House in Highgate (at 65 Cromwell Avenue) in the same year (July 1905), as a hostel for Indian students, which became a meeting-place for Indian revolutionaries in London.
Who founded India House in London and guided other revolutionary?
India House was founded in 1905 by freedom fighter Shyamji Krishna Varma.
Who was the founder of Home Rule Society in London?
Shyamji Krishna Varma had founded the Indian Home Rule Society in London along with other leaders such as Bhikaji Cama, Dadabhai Naroji and S R Rana to serve as a rival organization to the British Committee of Congress.
Who established Indian House?
Founded by Shyamaji Krishnavarma, leadership was taken up by V. D. Savarkar in 1907 as Krishnavarma was exiled to Paris. Krishnavarma’s journal, The Indian Sociologist, was an organ of India House. The organization disbanded after its implication in the murder of Sir Curzon Wyllie in July 1909.
When was India House established?
Origins. By 1902, Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) had three secret societies working toward the violent overthrow of British rule in India: one founded by Calcutta student Satish Chandra Basu with the patronage of Calcutta barrister Pramatha Mitra, another led by Sarala Devi, and the third founded by Aurobindo Ghose.
Who influenced Shyamaji Krishna Verma?
Shyamji Varma was highly influenced by the work of Satyarth Prakash and Swami Dayanand Saraswati.
Where is India House situated?
It is located in India House on Aldwych, between Bush House, what was Marconi House (now Citibank) and Australia House.
India House, London.
|High Commission of India in London|
|Address||India House, Aldwych, London WC2B 4NA, United Kingdom|
|High Commissioner||Gaitri Issar Kumar|