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Radical Humanism of M N Roy Essay

  • Submitted by: vally39
  • on January 5, 2013
  • Category: Social Issues
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International Revolutionary Radical Humanist Activist-Philosopher
A Presentaion by Vally, SJ
I. Life
Manabendra Nath Roy (1887-1954) was a revolutionary. Born on 21 March 1887, his early name was Narendranath Bhattacharjee and was known in this name till 1916. Though he adopted different names such as C Martin, Hari Sing, Mr White, D Garcia, Dr Mahmood, Mr Banerjee etc at different times in conducting revolutionary activities, he was known as Manabendra Nath Roy (MN Roy), the name he adopted at San Francisco to evade arrest.
Roy joined the revolutionary underground movement for Indian national liberation at the age of 18. He was an associate of the legendary Indian revolutionary, Jatindranath Mukherjee or Bagha Jatin. He attempted, in 1915, an armed insurrection against the British, which was crushed. Seeking German arms for Indian revolutionaries, Roy, toured in search of armed assistance for Indian revolution in Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Phillipines, and the USA. Roy played a leading role in revolutionary movements in Mexico, where he made friends with Mexican and American political activists and intellectuals, including the then Mexican president, Venustiano Carranza. Roy later became the General Secretary of Socialist Party of Mexico. In March 1919, he also became close to Michael Borodin, Comintern's (Communist International) emissary to Mexico and founded the Communist Party of Mexico.
In May 1920, he went to Moscow at the invitation of Lenin to attend the second congress of Comintern. There he presented a Supplementary Thesis to Lenin's Theses on The National and Colonial Question. Though initially created a stir, his supplemntary thesis...

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