ACHARYA J.B. KRIPALANI

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ACHARYA J.B. KRIPALANI     ACHARYA J.B. KRIPALANI

India : Famous Indian Politician

Jivatram Bhagwandas Kripalani Elventh November 1888 – Nineteenth March 1982. popularly known as Kripalani, was an Indian politician, noted particularly for holding the presidency of the Indian National Congress during the transfer of power in 1947. During the election for the post of the future Prime Minister of India held by the Congress party, he had the second highest number of votes after Sardar Patel. However, on Gandhi’s insistence, both Patel and Kripalani backed out to allow Jawahar Lal Nehru to become the first Prime Minister of India.

Kripalani was a Gandhian Socialist, environmentalist, mystic and independence activist.

He grew close to Gandhi and at one point, he was one of Gandhi’s most ardent disciples. Kripalani was a familiar figure to generations of dissenters, from the Non-Cooperation Movements of the 1920s to the Emergency of the 1970.

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