Kanaiyalal Maneklal Munshi, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Kanaiyalal Maneklal Munshi

Indian independence movement activist, politician, writer and educationist

Date of Birth: 30-Dec-1887

Place of Birth: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Date of Death: 08-Feb-1971

Profession: lawyer, politician, author, journalist

Nationality: India

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Kanaiyalal Maneklal Munshi

  • Kanhaiyalal Maneklal Munshi (30 December 1887 – 8 February 1971), popularly known as K.
  • M.
  • Munshi and with his pen name Ghanshyam Vyas, was an Indian independence movement activist, politician, writer and educationist from Gujarat state.
  • A lawyer by profession, he later turned to author and politician.
  • He was a well-known name in Gujarati literature.
  • He founded Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, an educational trust, in 1938.Musnhi wrote his works in three languages namely Gujarati, English and Hindi.
  • Before independence of India, Munshi was part of Indian National Congress and after independence, he joined Swatantra Party and Bharatiya Jana Sangh.
  • Munshi held several important posts like member of Constituent Assembly of India, minister of agriculture and food of India, and governor of Uttar Pradesh.
  • In his later life, he was one of the founding members of Vishva Hindu Parishad.

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