September 15, 2021 8:28 am
On the bank of Yamuna’s Keshi Ghat in Vrindavan, under a towering banyan tree, the memorial is not hard to find, but not easy to recognise as that of a legend in whose name a state university is being established for which Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone on Tuesday.
September 15, 2021 7:51 am
After studying at the Government School in Aligarh, Raja Mahendra Pratap went to the Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College in Aligarh, which later came to be called Aligarh Muslim University.
September 08, 2021 3:54 pm
An alumnus of AMU, Raja Mahendra Pratap was a Marxist revolutionary and social reformer. Born in a royal family in 1886 in the Hathras District of Uttar Pradesh, Raja Mahendra Pratap was an active participant in politics since his early age.
May 14, 2018 11:15 am
Haryana’s Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu Sunday said the university should be renamed after Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh, who “donated land for the university for education of Hindus as well as Muslims”.
November 29, 2014 2:27 am
Raja Mahendra Pratap married a Sikh woman, and was known as Peter Peer Pratap.
November 26, 2014 8:38 am
The BJP claims that the land on which AMU stands was donated by Raja Mahendra, a claim contested by university authorities.