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About Shyamji Krishna Varma

Shyamaji Krishna Varma was born October 4th, 1857 in Mandvi, a province in Kutch, Gujarat.
1870 to 1873
Had his Primary education in the village school at Mandvi and thereafter completed Secondary education in Bhuj near Mandvi.
Secured admission in Wilson High School, Mumbai where he learnt Sanskrit
Got married to Bhanumati
Toured India to propagate the philosophy of Vedas and earned the title of “Pandit” from the pundits of Kashi
Joined professor Monier Williams as his assistant
Joined Balliol College, Oxford as assistant professor in Sanskrit
Represented India at the Berlin Congress of Orientalists and read a paper on "Sanskrit as a Living Language of India"
Passed his degree of B.A. from Balliol College
Became a member of the Royal Asiatic Society
Earned “Barrister-at-Law” from Oxford
1885 to 1895
Returned to India served as Diwan of Ratlam, practised as Lawyer at Ajmer and also became the Diwan of Ajmer. He was also appointed as the council member with Maharaja of Udaipur and later he served as the Diwan of Junagadh State
Decided to support the war of Independence from outside India and left for England
Published the first issue of "The Indian Sociologist" and founded "The Indian Home Rule Society". Officially declared open "India House" at 65, Cromwell Avenue, HighGate as a living accommodation for Indian students in England.
Vir Savarkar arrived at “India House” in London on “Shivaji” fellowship
Madam Cama unfurled the first flag of India at International Socialist Conference in Stuttgart, Germany. Due to increasing pressure from the British Government, Shyamji left Britain and arrived in Paris
Was removed from member's list of Inner Temple and his degree of Barrister was taken back. The British Government sealed India House after Madanlal Dhingra was sentenced to “hang till death”. Publication of ‘The Indian Sociologist” was shifted to Paris
Shyamji shifted to Paris
Shifted to Geneva
Opened publication of “The Indian Sociologist” after lapse of 6 years
Breathed his last at a hospital in Geneva