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Benoy Basu
Born(1908-09-11)11 September 1908
Died13 December 1930(1930-12-13) (aged 22)
Other namesBinoy Bose
Alma materMitford Medical School (now Sir Salimullah Medical College)
Known forWriters' Building attack

Benoy Krishna Basu (Bengali: বিনয় কৃষ্ণ বসু Binôe Boshu), Benoy Basu, or Benoy Bose (11 September 1908 – 13 December 1930) was an Indian revolutionary against British rule in India, who launched an attack on the Secretariat Building; the Writers' Building at the Dalhousie square in Kolkata, along with Badal Gupta and Dinesh Chandra Gupta.[1]

Early life

Basu was born on 11 September 1908, in the village Rohitbhog in the Munshiganj District, then in British India. His father, Rebatimohan Basu was an engineer.[2]


  1. ^ Basu, Raj Sekhar (2012). "Basu, Benoy Krishna". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  2. ^ "Benoy Basu". Indian Freedom Fighters. Archived from the original on 13 December 2014. Retrieved 13 December 2014.[self-published source]