Mancherjee Bhownagree

Mancherjee Bhownagree

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sir Mancherjee Merwanjee Bhownagree, KCIE, (15 August 1851 - 14 November 1933) was a British Conservative Party politician of Indian Parsi heritage. He was a Member of Parliament (MP) representing the constituency of Bethnal Green North East in the Parliament of the United Kingdom between 1895 and 1906, the second Indian to be a British MP after fellow Parsi Dadabhai Naoroji, and the longest-serving British Asian MP until Keith Vaz (first elected in 1987). Bhownagree was born the son of a merchant in Bombay (now Mumbai), India, and was educated in Elphinstone College and the University of Bombay. He became a journalist after finishing his education. At 22, he was appointed, on the death of his father, to succeed to the Bombay agency of the Kathiawar state of Bhavanagar. Bhownagree went to Great Britain in 1882. Called to the bar at Lincoln's Inn in 1885, in the following year the Maharaja appointed him judicial councillor, a post in which he introduced far-reaching reforms.show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6133996587
  • 9786133996588