March 31, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today remembered Shyamji Krishna Varma on his death anniversary.


  • Shyamji Krishna Varma (1857 – 1930) was an Indian freedom fighter, lawyer and journalist.

  • Indian Home Rule Society (IHRS): It was an Indian organisation founded in London in 1905 that sought to promote the cause of self-rule in British India. The organisation was founded by Shyamji Krishna Varma, with support from Bhikaji Cama, Dadabhai Naoroji and S.R. Rana.

  • India House: He founded India House in London. It was a student residence that existed between 1905 and 1910 which was opened to promote nationalist views among Indian students in Britain.

  • Indian Sociologist: He founded Indian Sociologist in London. The monthly Indian Sociologist became an outlet for nationalist ideas.