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Name : Jiwatram Bhagwandas Kripalani
Date of birth : 1888
Date of Death : March 19, 1982
Place of birth : Hyderabad, India
Place of death :
Political party : Indian National Congress
Acharya (scholar) Jivatram Bhagwandas Kripalani was an Indian politician, noted particularly for holding the presidency of the Indian National Congress during the transfer of power in 1947.
Kripalani was Gandhian Socialist, environmentalist, mystic and freedom fighter.
Kripalani joined the All India Congress Committee, and became its General Secretary in 1928-29. Kripalani was prominently involved over a decade in top Congress party affairs, and in the organization of the Salt Satyagraha and the Quit India Movement. Kripalani served in the interim government of India (1946-1947) and the Constituent Assembly of India.
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