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The Legacy

The fervor for spreading the light of knowledge has deep roots in the legacy of the present generation of the elite Swarup family.

Rai Bahadur Anand Swarup
(Eldest Son of Shri Munshi Hanuman Prasad)
(1870-1929)

  • Title: Rai Bahadur
  • 1916: Instrumental in establishing the first Arya Samaj Mandir at Meston Road & the Dayanand Anglo-Vedic Higher Secondary College at Civil Lines , Kanpur City.
  • The first member of the Governors Council of United Provinces in Lucknow form Kanpur. Elected twice to the same post.
  • The first Indian Presiding Officer as Deputy Chairman of the August House.
  • 1918: Presiding Officer & Acting Chairman of the Upper House.
  • 1920-23: President, Kanpur Bar Association
  • 1923: The first chairman of Kanpur Improvement Trust
  • Died in 1929.

Rai Bahadur Dr. Brijendra Swarup
(Youngest Son of Shri Munshi Hanuman Prasad)
(1877-1959)

  • Title: Rai Bahadur
  • Noted Freedom fighter & elected Member of Legislative Council from Kanpur.
  • 1932-52: President of DAV College Society
  • Dean of Faculty of Law & member of the Executive Council of the Agra University
  • Doctor of Law degree conferred by the Agra University for his remarkable services to the cause of education
  • 1937: Pro-term chairman of the Legislative council of United Provinces.
  • The Agra Bill passed as sequel to the untiring efforts of Rai Bahadur Anand Swarup & Dr. Brijendra Swarup.
  • Died in 1959

Dr Virendra Swarup
(Youngest Son of Rai Bahadur Dr. Brijendra Swarup)
(1923-1980)

  • 1948-1955: Noted Advocated & Journalist
  • 1956: Elected Member Legislative Council from U.P.(west).
  • Re-elected consecutively in 1962,1968 & 1974.
  • Chairman of Upper House(U.P. Legislative Council)
  • Historic and unparalleled contribution for spreading literacy and education in U.P. for almost 25 years.
  • Remembered for his great services for establishing hundreds of school and colleges in U.P.
  • Died in 1980

Shree Ragendra Swarup
(Youngest Son of Dr. Virendra Swarup)
(1956-2002)

  • 1981: Founded the Dr, Virendra Swarup Memorial Trust and officiated as its Secretary Board of Management.
  • 1982-2002: Established a chain of premier pre-university schools and institutions of higher studies in U.P.
  • 1988:Led the historic 'GANGA ANDOLAN' to bring River Ganga back to Kanpur Ghats
  • 1989:Established the first co-educational English Medium U.P. Board School in Kanpur City.
  • 1998:Established National College for Advanced Studies in Kanpur City.
  • 1999: Established College of Management Studies in Kanpur City

Dr. Alakshendra Swarup
(Son of Shree Ragendra Swarup)

  • Joint Secretary, Dr Virendra Swarup Memorial Trust
  • Engaged in promoting pre-university schools and institutions of higher technical education in U.P.
  • Faculty of International Finance at leading B-Schools.
  • Doctorate from Himanchal University
  • Completed Masters in Economics & Finance from London School of Economics & Political Science.
  • Graduated from St. Stephens College, New Delhi