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  • Essay on Jayaprakash Narayan

    Posted by tanya on June 10, 2021 at 1:38 am

    What do you know about Jayaprakash Narayan?

    Arifa replied 1 day, 8 hours ago 3 Members · 2 Replies
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  • Mahima

    June 10, 2021 at 5:46 pm
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    Jayaprakash Narayan was born <roshu>within the </roshu>Bihar hamlet of Saibdiorta on October 11, 1902. He came from a typical Kaistha household. He returned to India after finishing his study in America <roshu>and have become </roshu>influenced by Gandhiji.

    He was in Congress for <roshu>an extended </roshu>period and was imprisoned several times. However, he eventually created the Socialist Organization of India, <roshu>a special </roshu><roshu>party </roshu>.
    He <roshu>didn’t </roshu>join the Congress after India gained independence in 1947. Pandit Jawahar Lal, India’s first Prime Minister, hoped he could include him in his cabinet, but he wanted <roshu>to stay </roshu>aloof.
    For several years, he was involved <roshu>within the </roshu>Bhoodan Movement, which was founded by Vinoba Bhave, and worked with him <roshu>to supply </roshu>land to the landless. He was <roshu>an enormous </roshu>success in his mission, persuading the Chambal Valley’s dacoits to surrender. He returned to politics in 1974 as a <roshu>results of </roshu>political corruption and raised his voice in support of <roshu>the entire </roshu>Revolution. He had <roshu>a large </roshu>following.
    Jayaprakash Narayan had no desire to be a minister. He <roshu>may need </roshu>easily been India’s Prime Minister. As a result, he was never shut <roshu>faraway from </roshu><roshu>the remainder </roshu>of the population. He worked for and lived among the people. He was the people of India’s Uncrowned King. For <roshu>an extended </roshu>period, Jayaprakash Narayan had renal problems. He was <roshu>not </roshu>alive.

  • Arifa

    June 2, 2023 at 3:37 pm
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    Jayaprakash Narayan(1902- 1979) is also known as JP and Lok Nayak . He was an exponent of Indian socialism. He was born on 11th October, 1902 in Bihar . His father, Harsu Dayal was a junior official in Canal Department.

    He completed school in 1918. He won a district merit scholarship to Patna College. For his higher studies, he moved to the United States in 1922.

    In 1929 ,he returned to India and joined the Indian National Congress. He was a follower of Mahatma Gandhi , he played a great role in Indian independence. He was also imprisoned in 1932 for participating in the Civil Disobedience Movement. After his release, he founded Congress Socialist Party with other leaders in 1934. He was its General secretary . He started underground movement during Quit India movement and arrested in 1943. And finally released in 1946.

    In 1948 , he left congress socialist party. And became the member of Praja Socialist Party in 1952.

    After lost interest in Party Politics and devoted himself to Sarvodaya Movement that was based on Gandhi’s philosophy led by Vinoba Bhave. He joined Bhoodan movement is also called Land Gift movement. It attempted to persuade wealthy landowners to voluntarily give a percentage of their land to landless people. It attempted to persuade wealthy landowners to voluntarily give a percentage of their land to landless people.

    He again showed interest in politics. In 1959 he argued for ‘reconstruction of Indian Polity’ by means of four tier hierarchy of village, district, state and union councils.

    On 5 June 1974, JP in his famous speech at Gandhi Maidan in Patna, demanded ‘Total Revolution’. He put forward the idea of Sampoorna Kranti or Total Revolution to bring fundamental changes in the electoral , administrative, economic, social, political and educational system of the country. Total Revolution are as follows –

    1. Social Revolution

    2. Economic Revolution

    3. Political Revolution

    4. Cultural Revolution

    5. Ideological and Intellectual Revolution

    6. Educational Revolution

    7. Spiritual Revolution

    He gave the model of Partyless Democracy based on Sarvodaya. He was awarded with Magsaysay Award for public service in 1965 and Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award, in 1999 in recognition of his social work.

    His famous work- 1. Nation Building in India

    2. Prison Diary, 1975 which was published in 1977.

    3. India: Struggle for Freedom, Political, Social and Economic seeks to

    understand the complexities of Swaraj.

    4. Towards Total Revolution: India and her Problems published in 1978.

    His quote -“My Interest is not in the capture of power but in the control of power by the


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