Madanlal Dhingra claimed that he had murdered Curzon-Wyllie as a patriotic act and in revenge for the inhumane killings of Indians by the British Government in India. He was found guilty and sentenced to death. He was executed at Pentonville Prison on 17 August 1909.
On 6 October 1839 Debendranath Tagore established Tattvaranjini Sabha which was shortly thereafter renamed the Tattwabodhini (Truth-seekers) Sabha. Initially confined to immediate members of the Tagore family, in 2 years it mustered over 500 members.
The eminent Bengali novelist and composer of national song Vande Mataram who aroused a new consciousness in the 19th century Bengal Society was :
Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay was born on June 27, 1838, in Naihati in West Bengal to an orthodox Bengali Brahmin family. He wrote the national song 'Vande Mataram', which was a part of his novel Anandamath (1882). It is a political novel depicting a Sanyasi army fighting the British soldiers.
Ramakrishna Mission was established by 1897 by his ardent disciple Swami Vivekananda with the twin objectives of working for one’s own liberation as well as working for the welfare of the world at large.
For the cause of national liberation Swami Dayananda stressed on :