Timeline: Events in the Life of Mahamana Malaviya
25.12.1861 Born in Allahabad
1878 Marriage with Kundan Devi in Mirzapur
1879 Completed Matriculation from Muir Central College, Allahabad
1884 B.A. from Calcutta University
Jul 1884 Teacher in Allahabad District School
Dec 1886 Attends the second Congress in Calcutta under chairmanship of
Dadabhai Naouroji. Makes his maiden speech on the issue of
representation in Councils.
Jul 1887 Editor, Hindosthan in Kalakankar.
Founding conference of Bharat Dharma Mandal.
Jul 1889 Leaves editorship and enrols for law degree in Allahabad.
1891 Completes LL.B. Starts legal practice in Allahabad District Court
Dec 1893 Begins legal practice at Allahabad High Court.
Mar 1898 Submits memorandum regarding use of Hindi to U.P. Governor.
1902-1903 Constructed Hindu Boarding House for students in Allahabad.
1903-1912 Member of Provincial Council
1904 Mooted proposal of a University
1906 Convened Sanatan Dharma Mahasabha in Allahabad.
Propagated liberal Sanatan Dharma.
1907 Editor, Abhyudaya.
Propagated democratic principles
1909 Editor, English daily, Leader.
Chaired the Lahore session of the Indian National Congress
1910 Started Hindi Monthly, Maryada
Oct 1910 Presidential address at the First Conference of Hindi Sahitya Sammelan
Nov 1911 Formation of the Hindu University Society
Dec 1911 At 50, renounces flourishing legal practice. Decides to serve country and
work for the establishment of the University
1912-26 Member, Imperial Legislative Council
1914-1946 President of All India Seva Samiti
Feb 1915 Formation of Prayag Seva Samiti under his chairmanship
Oct 1915 The Banaras Hindu University Bill passed
4.2.1916 Foundation ceremony of the Banaras Hindu University
Mar 1916 Bill against Indentured Labour system in Council
1916-18 Member, Industrial Commission
1918 Formed the Boys Scouts Association
Dec 1918 Chaired Indian National Congress Session in Delhi
Feb 1919 Debate on the Rowlett Bill in Council. Resignation from Council
1919-1939 Vice Chancellor, B.H.U.
Apr 1919 Chaired Hindi Sahitya Sammelan in Bombay
Jan 1922 Convened all party Conference
Dec 1922 Speech on Hindu Muslim Goodwill in Lahore
1924 Satyagraha at Sangam, Allahabad.
1924-1946 Chairman of the Board of Hindustan Times
Aug 1926 Formation of Congress Independent Party with Lala Lajpat Rai
Feb 1927 Statement before Agriculture Commission
Dec 1929 Convocation address in BHU. Asked students to serve nation and be
1930 Resigns from Assembly. Arrested in Delhi. Sentenced to six months
1931 Speech on Hindu Muslim Unity in Kanpur.
Participated with Gandhi in the London Round Table Conference.
Mar 1932 Formation of All India Swadeshi Union
Issued Manifesto for Buy Indian goods
Sep 1932 Chaired meeting on emancipation of the depressed classes in Bombay
Apr 1932 President, Calcutta session of the Indian National Congress. Arrested in
Aug 1934 Speech on emancipation of the depressed classes in Gandhi's meeting
1936 Convened Sanatan Dharma Mahasabha Conference in Allahabad for
emancipation of the depressed classes.
Instrumental in the launch of Hindustan Newspaper
Nov 1939 Appointed life Rector of BHU
1941 Founded Goraksha Mandal
Jan 1942 Invites Gandhi for the Convocation address on the Silver Jubilee of BHU
12.11.1946 Nation mourns his demise