(Last Updated on : 18/06/2012)
Prafulla Chaki was born on December 10, 1888 in Bogra district. When he joined Rangpur National School he came in contact with revolutionaries like Jitendranarayan Roy, Abinash Chakravarti, Ishan Chandra Chakravarti. This led him to practicing of the revolutionary philosophies.
He was brought to Kolkata
by Barin Ghosh. Thereafter he was enlisted in Jugantar party. He was assigned to kill Sir Joseph Bampfylde Fuller, the first Lieutenant Governor of Eastern Bengal and Assam
but it was not successful. Thereafter he was chosen along with Khudiram Bose
to murder Kingsford, the Calcutta Presidency Magistrate and magistrate of Muzaffarpur.
However Khudiram and Prafulla could not kill Kingsford. Instead they killed Mrs. and Miss Kennedy. They fled after that. Both of them chose separate routes to escape. Prafulla disguised and boarded a train to Kolkata. The Sub-Inspector of Police had suspected Prafulla at the Samastipur Railway station. He was cornered. Prafulla took his own life by shooting at the head.
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