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5th October, 2012 Issue No: 13
Shyamji Krishna Varma Smruti Kaksha

The urns containing the ashes of the great freedom fighter Shyamji Krishna Varma and his wife Bhanumati Krishnavarma are kept in the Smruti Kaksh of the Memorial.

This gallery pays homage to the memory of one of India s foremost nationalists and to his wife who was his strongest supporter and constant companion.


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Did You Know?
Shyamji Krishna Varma
Shyamaji Krishna Varma was born on 4th October, 1857 in Mandvi, a province in Kutch, Gujarat. He was the son of Karsan Bhanushali, a laborer for Cotton Press Company and Gomatibai, his mother who died when Shyamaji was only eleven years old. Shyamji Krishna Varma was then raised by his grandmother.
He went to Mumbai for his education at Wilson High School where he learnt Sanskrit.
He decided to dedicate all his money, time, scholarship, literary power and above all his life to serve his Motherland selflessly.
In the wake of World War I, Shyamji had moved his headquarters to Geneva in 1914. Due to the outbreak of war, Shyamji stopped the publication of "Indian Sociologist" and resumed publication in 1920.
Shyamji and Gandhiji's relationship was friendly until 1909 when the justified assassination of William Curzon-Wyllie at the hands of the great martyr Madanlal Dhingra occurred.
Shyamji Krishna Varma, passed away on 30th March 1930 far away from his beloved Motherland.
Month in History
Oct 2, 1869 - Mahatma Gandhi was born into a Hindu Modh family in Porbandar, Gujarat
Oct 2, 1904 - Lal Bahadur Shastriji was born in Mughalsarai, in Uttar Pradesh.
Oct 4, 1857- Shyamaji Krishna Varma was born in Mandvi, a province in Kutch, Gujarat. Oct 31,1984 - Indira Gandhi was shot in the garden of the Prime Minister's residence by her two bodyguards, Satwant Singh and Beant Singh.
Oct 31, 1875 - Sardar Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel was born at his maternal uncle's house in Nadiad, Gujarat.
Kranti Teerth Updates
Oct 05, 2012 - 155th Birth Anniversary of Krantiveer Pandit Shri Shyamji Krishna Varmaji Celebrated at Kranti Teerth, Mandvi on 4th October, 2012 with vigorous pride & joyfully.
Sep 13, 2012 - Shooting of Gujarati Film "Inspector Arjun" by Nice Film Production (Kachchh) has been done at Krantiteerth, Mandvi with all production team including Actor Chandan Rathod & Actress Shefali Patel & other renowned actors.
Sep 27, 2012 - Shri J.P.Prakash (IAS) Principal Secretary Govt. of Meghalaya have visited the memorial with family with other government officials.