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Krishna Jiban Sanyal

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Krishna (Kristo) Jiban Sanyal, of Maldash (c.1893 — ?). On 2 May 1908, during search at Manicktollah Garden, among the documents found there, were some school books, which belonged to Krishnajiban. Because of this evidence Krishna Jiban was arrested on 12 May 1908 at Kanshat, District, Maldash. In Krishna Jiban’s house were found thirty-nine copies of the Yugantar of various dates, some of the copies dating back to 1906. He eventually made statement to the Police that “Barin Ghose used to read Gita to me and Upen Banerjee used to read Upanishads to me. Barin olso used to read about Russo-Japanese war. Ullas Dutt delivered lectures regarding explosives on 2 occasions”. In May 1909 he was convicted under Section 121A of the Indian Penal Code and sentenced to one year’s rigorous imprisonmen.

 

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