Rajkumar Shukla

  • Raj Kumar Shukla was born on 23rd August 1875 in Satwaria village of Champaran in Bihar.
  • He a famous Indigo cultivator of Champaran and he was a money lender as well.
  • He rose to fame for his close association with Gandhiji during the Champaran Satyagraha.
  • Raj Kumar Shukla convinced Mahatma Gandhi to visit Champaran, which was a turning point in India’s struggle for independence.
  • Why in news? Department of Posts has issued a Commemorative Postage Stamp on Rajkumar Shukla