Early October 1905

Jatindra Mohan Sengupta matriculates at Downing College.

16th October 1905

Lord Curzon partitions Jatin’s family homeland of Bengal into Muslim-majority and Hindu-majority regions, prompting the creation of the swadeshi student boycott movement as part of wider uprising.


Jatin becomes President of the Cambridge Majlis, an Indian debating club.

Against his family’s wishes, Jatin then marries an English woman, Edith ‘Nellie’ Gray, in whose company he had stayed while a student.


Jatin begins his involvement in Indian politics, joining Mahatma Gandhi’s Non-Cooperation Movement.


Jatin is arrested and imprisoned for his political activities, eventually suffering a fatal stroke on 23rd July 1933 in Ranchi prison.