This article needs additional citations for verification .(January 2022)
|7th Vice-Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University|
6 December 1951 –31 May 1954
|Appointed by||Rajendra Prasad|
|Preceded by||Pandit Govind Malaviya|
|Succeeded by||Sir C.P. Ramaswami Iyer|
|Alma mater||University of Allahabad |
Acharya Narendra Deva ( pronunciation (help·info);also Dev;30 October 1889 –19 February 1956) was one of the leading theorists of the Congress Socialist Party in India. His democratic socialism renounced violent means as a matter of principle and embraced the satyagraha as a revolutionary tactic. 
Dev was first drawn to nationalism around 1915 under the influence of B G Tilak and Aurobindo Ghosh. As a teacher he became interested in Marxism and Buddhism. He was active in the Hindi language movement. He was a key leader of the Congress Socialist Party from its founding in 1934 and was imprisoned several times during the freedom struggle. He was at times a member of the Uttar Pradesh legislative assembly.
He served as Vice Chancellor of University of Lucknow from 1947-1951  and then served as Vice Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University from December 1951 to 31 May 1954. Helped by Nirmal Chandra Chaturvedi,Executive Councillor and a prominent educationist of the state. He started a number of projects for the expansion of the university.
Narendra Dev advocated the abolition of poverty and exploitation not just through the Marxist materialist dialectic but especially on moral and humanistic grounds. He insisted that "without social democracy political democracy was a sham". Dev was active in the peasant movement and served as president of the All-India Kisan Congress.
He remained associated with the Socialist Party and its successor,the Praja Socialist Party,until his death in 1956.
Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi said:"Acharya Narendra Dev was one of the greatest sons of India and the nation owes a great debt to him."[ citation needed ]
The Narendra Dev University of Agriculture and Technology was named in his honour in 1975.[ citation needed ]
In an emotional obituary in Rajya Sabha,Jawaharlal Nehru said:
He was also the first Principal of Lucknow Montessori Inter College
Dev had been professor at Kashi Vidyapeeth and Vice Chancellor of Lucknow University and Banaras Hindu University. He died at the age of 67 in 19 February 1956 in Madrass.[ citation needed ]
Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) is a communist party in India. The party was founded on 19 March 1940 by Tridib Chaudhuri and has its roots in the Bengali liberation movement Anushilan Samiti and the Hindustan Socialist Republican Army.
Socialist Party has been the name of several political parties in India,all of which have their roots in the Congress Socialist Party during the freedom struggle.
The Congress Socialist Party (CSP) was a socialist caucus within the Indian National Congress. It was founded in 1934 by Congress members who rejected what they saw as the anti-rational mysticism of Gandhi as well as the sectarian attitude of the Communist Party of India towards the Congress. Influenced by Fabianism as well as Marxism-Leninism,the CSP included advocates of armed struggle or sabotage (such as Yusuf Meherally,Jai Prakash Narayan,and Basawon Singh as well as those who insisted upon Ahimsa or Nonviolent resistance. The CSP advocated decentralized socialism in which co-operatives,trade unions,independent farmers,and local authorities would hold a substantial share of the economic power.
The Praja Socialist Party,abbreviated as PSP,was an Indian political party. It was founded when the Socialist Party,led by Jayaprakash Narayan,Rambriksh Benipuri,Acharya Narendra Deva and Basawon Singh (Sinha),merged with the Kisan Mazdoor Praja Party led by J. B. Kripalani.
Ram Manohar Lohiapronunciation (help·info);was an activist in the Indian independence movement and a socialist political leader. During the last phase of British rule in India,he worked with the Congress Radio which was broadcast secretly from various places in Bombay until 1942.
Raj Narain was an Indian freedom fighter and politician. He won in a famous electoral malpractice case against the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi,which led to her disqualification and imposition of Emergency in India in 1975. He defeated Indira Gandhi during the 1977 Lok Sabha elections.
Kalraj Mishra is an Indian politician,serving as the Governor of Rajasthan. He is the former Governor of Himachal Pradesh and Cabinet Minister of Micro,Small and Medium Enterprises in the BJP-led NDA government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Being affiliated with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP),he was a member of Parliament from Deoria constituency in Uttar Pradesh from 2014 to 2019.
Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith is a public university located in Varanasi,Uttar Pradesh,India. Established in 10 February 1921 as Kashi Vidyapith and later renamed,it is administered under the state legislature of the government of Uttar Pradesh. It got University status in 1974 as Deemed to be University and State University status in 2009 by The Uttar Pradesh State Universities (Amendment) Act,2008. The university has more than 400+ affiliated colleges spread over six districts. It is one of the largest state universities in Uttar Pradesh,with hundreds of thousands of students,both rural and urban. It offers a range of professional and academic courses in arts,science,commerce,agriculture science,law,computing and management.
Gogineni Ranga Nayukulu,also known as N. G. Ranga,was an Indian freedom fighter,classical liberal,parliamentarian and farmers' leader. He was the founding president of the Swatantra Party,and an exponent of the peasant philosophy. He received the Padma Vibhushan award for his contributions to the Peasant Movement. N.G. Ranga served in the Indian Parliament for six decades,from 1930 to 1991.
Acharya Narendra Deva University of Agriculture and Technology (ANDUaT),formerly Narendra Deva University of Agriculture and Technology (NDUaT),is a university located in Kumarganj,Uttar Pradesh,India,established in 1975. It is named after the politician and educator Narendra Deva,who served as vice chancellor of the University of Lucknow and Banaras Hindu University. It has constituent colleges in Ambedkar Nagar district and Azamgarh district.
Milkipur is a town and tehsil in Ayodhya district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Milkipur is 32 km south of district headquarters Ayodhya city. District Ayodhya consists of 11 blocks and Milkipur is a block in Ayodhya,Uttar Pradesh.
Chandra Shekhar was an Indian politician who served as the 8th Prime Minister of India,between 10 November 1990 and 21 June 1991. He headed a minority government of a breakaway faction of the Janata Dal with outside support from the Indian National Congress. He was the first Indian Prime Minister who had never held any prior government office.
B. Satya Narayan Reddy was a freedom fighter,Socialist politician and a former Governor of Uttar Pradesh,Odisha and West Bengal.
Madan Mohan Malaviya (pronunciation was an Indian Brahmin scholar,educational reformer and politician notable for his role in the Indian independence movement. He was president of the Indian National Congress four times and the founder of Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha. He was addressed as Pandit,a title of respect,and also as Mahamana.
Narendra may refer to:
Ram Dhan was an Indian politician and freedom fighter. He represented Lalganj in Lok Sabha a number of times. Ram Dhan was arrested on the night when Emergency was declared by Indira Gandhi.
Abdul Aleem was a scholar,educationist,journalist and writer in Urdu. He was the professor of Arabic at Aligarh Muslim University,and also served as its vice-chancellor from 1968 to 1974.
Arjun Singh Bhadauria/Bhadoria was an Indian freedom fighter,progressive leader and politician. He led an underground resistance movement against British colonialism in central India in the 1940s. Arjun Singh Bhadauria was imprisoned multiple times for his political activism,both,before and after India's independence. He was known popularly by his sobriquet,"Commander Sahab" or "The Honorable Commander",a term of honor accorded to Arjun Singh Bhadauria by his life long comrades,Acharya Narendra Dev,Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia and Jayprakash Narayan,in recognition of his leading role in the freedom struggle. Arjun Singh Bhadauria advanced farmers' and peasants' rights all through his political career,and had,in fact,merged his historically significant and politically crucial peasants and farmers led anti-imperialist movement in the Chambal region of central India with the emergent "Socialist Party of India",which broke with the Indian National Congress in the late 1940s under the leadership of Lohia,Narayan and Narendra Dev to advance a progressive agenda for India. He was elected to the Lok Sabha,the lower house of the Indian Parliament from Etawah,Uttar Pradesh where he served three terms. In the mid-1970s,Arjun Singh Bhadauria,along with his wife Sarla Bhadauria,partnered with Jayprakash Narayan and other leaders in the anti-corruption and pro-democracy movement aimed against the then Congress government of Indira Gandhi,for which he spent 19 months in prison during the period of "Emergency" (1975–77). Arjun Singh Bhadauria passed away in 2004.<</ref>
Chaudhary Dilip Singh Chaturvedi was an Indian politician and an eminent lawyer from the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. He became a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) of the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly as a Bharatiya Janta Party candidate for the Bhind constituency following the 1980 elections. He was a socialist leader.