John Thivy

John Thivy

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Aloysius Thivy was a prominent Malayan Indian nationalist and the founding president of the Malayan Indian Congress. He was a lawyer by occupation. Thivy studied law in London before returning to practice in Malaya. In London, Thivy had a chance to meet Mohandas Gandhi and came to be interested in the Indian independence movement. On his return to Malaya, after getting his law degree in 1932, he became actively involved in the Indian nationalist movements. Later, after the fall of Malaya to the Japanese, Thivy's interest was rekindled by a speech given by Subhas Chandra Bose in one his rallies in 1943. Thivy joined the Indian National Army in 1943 and served in the Burma Front. After the Japan's surrender, John Thivy was held at Changi prison for anti-colonial activities and was only released after India's independence.
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  • Paperback | 20 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 45g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6133996706
  • 9786133996700