Mahamana Madan Mohan Malaviya

Mahamana Madan Mohan Malaviya

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

                       in Banaras


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


Mahamana Madan Mohan Malaviya