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Naoroji, the first Asian MP

Omar Ralph

Naoroji, the first Asian MP

a biography of Dadabhai Naoroji, India"s patriot and Britain"s MP

by Omar Ralph

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Published by Hansib in St. John"s, Antigua .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Naoroji, Dadabhai, 1825-1917,
    • Nationalists -- India -- Biography,
    • India -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 204-206) and index.

      Statementby Omar Ralph.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS475.2.N354 R35 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination208 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL616332M
      ISBN 101870518446
      LC Control Number96213865
      OCLC/WorldCa38886130

      Dadabhai Naoroji and his economic Drain of Wealth Theory - He was the first person to say that British were draining the wealth of India and that was the major evil.   His book Poverty and Un-British Rule in India brought attention to the draining of India's wealth into Britain. He was a Member of Parliament (MP) in the British House of Commons between and , and the first Asian to be a British MP. He is also credited with the founding of the Indian National Congress, along with A.O. Hume and Dinshaw.

      The first ever Asian to be a British Member of Parliament, Dadabhai Naoroji was a pioneer in many fields. He was an intellectual and an educator; he was the first Indian to become a professor at the Elphinstone Institute, Bombay, where he taught mathematics and natural philosophy. Dadabhai Naoroji was elected to the British house of commons from the Finsbury Central Constituency in the elections of by a narrow margin of 3 votes by defeating Fredrick Thomas Penton. Being a subject of the British crown (Being a citizen o.

      Description. This photograph of Dadabhai Naoroji dates from – the year that he was elected Liberal MP for Finsbury, London. Naoroji was the first Indian to win a seat in parliament, despite Lord Salisbury’s jibe that the British electorate would not accept a ‘black man’ as an MP.   Dadabhai Naoroji (4 September – 30 June ), known as the Grand Old Man of India, was a Parsi intellectual, educator, cotton trader, and an early Indian political and social leader. He was a Liberal Party member of parliament (MP) in the United Kingdom House of Commons between and , and the first Asian to be a British MP, if one does not count the Anglo-Indian MP Born: 4 September , Bombay, British India.


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