History

Name of Department : History
Year of Establishment : 1899
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No of Teacher : 0
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Introduction

The Department of History, L. S. College, Muzaffarpur since its inception in 1899 has remained academically at par with its counterparts with other premier universities of the country. It has set the benchmarks both in the teaching and research activities and had luminous faculty members who not only shaped the trends of historiography but also the destiny of India in pre and post independent period. Its faculty member included Rajendra Prasad, J. B. Kripalani, Y. J. Taraporwala, Jyotirmoy Sen, H. R. Ghoshal, Sitaram Singh and other and they have indelible stamp in their respective fields of specialization. In the contemporary context, it has kept itself abreast with the new trends in historical discourse and methodology which is reflected in the details given below.

Research Project

S. No. Title Type Faculty Members Funding Agency Year Status
1 Aftermath of Ghadar in Tirhut Final report submitted in December, 2013 Minor ICHR 2011-12 Completed
2 The 1857 Rebellion in North Bihar. Minor Dr. A. K. Anshuman Bihar State Archives, Patna 2009 Completed
3 The Issue of Representation of Marginals. Minor Dr. A. K. Anshuman Bihar Legislative council 2011 Completed

Seminar & Conference

S. No. Topic Event Level Funding Agency Year
1 Two days UGC sponsored National Seminar held on the topic �The Ghadar and its Aftermath in Tirhut Region� on 2nd and 3rd March, 2009. Seminar National UGC 2009
2 Departmental Seminar under aegis of Historical Studies Research Society (HSRS), Topic: Trends of post Independence Historical Writing in Bihar. Seminar Departmental L. S. College, Muzaffarpur
3 1st Dr. Rajendra Prasad Memorial lecture delivered by the renowned International Islamic Scholar, Dr. Ashgar Ali Engineer on the topic �Islamic Views on Hinduism� on 06-07 February, 2007. Seminar Regional L. S. College, Muzaffarpur 2007
4 1st Dr. Rajendra Prasad Memorial lecture delivered by Mr. Mammen Methew on the topic: Naxal Movement in Bihar, Resident Editor, Hindustan Times, 12.12.2009. Seminar Regional L. S. College, Muzaffarpur 2009
5 2nd Ramdhari Singh Dinkar Lecture by Dr. Ras Bihari Chaudhary on the topic �A Study of Autobiography of Jawahar Lal Nehru, 08.12.2010. Seminar Departmental L. S. College, Muzaffarpur 2010
6 Dr. Ramdhari Singh Dinkar Memorial Lecture delivered by Prof. Badri Narayan, a Cambridge Scholar and a Prominent Social Scientist on the topic �Dalit Memories and Narratives of the 1857 Uprising� on 10-12 September, 2007. Seminar Regional L. S. College, Muzaffarpur 2007
7 A Lecture by Dr. Md. Sajjad, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, delivered on the topic �The Role of Muslims of Bihar in the Perspective of Freedom Struggle� 10th January, 2011. Seminar Regional L. S. College, Muzaffarpur 2011
8 3rd Dr. Rajendra Prasad Memorial Lecture delivered by Sri Hariwansh, Editor Prabhat Khabar on �Samkalin Bharat Ki Chunautiyan�, 22.08.2013. Seminar Regional L. S. College, Muzaffarpur 2013
9 Sri Anil Prakash, Social Activist topic: Swatantra Bharat Ki Pratantrata on 11.01.2014. Seminar Regional L. S. College, Muzaffarpur 2014
10 4th Dr. Rajendra Prasad Memorial Lecture delivered on �Samkalin Bharat Upladhiyan Aur Chunautian� by Dr, Razi Ahmed, Director, Gandhi Sangrahalya, Patna. 03.12.2013. Seminar Regional L. S. College, Muzaffarpur 2013

Placement

S. No. Student Session Agency Year
1 Manish Kumar 2007-09 BPSC 2013
2 Adarsh Kumar 2008-11 2008-11 2011
3 Amit Kumar 2008-11 SBI, PO 2012
4 Mohan Kumar 2010-12 SSC 2013
5 Chandan Kumar Gupta 1997-2000 Railway 2014
6 JAYANT KUMAR 1999-2002 RAILWAYS 2015
7 BABLOO KUMAR 2008-11 AXIS BANK 2014

Eminent Personality

S. No. Name Designation Year
1 Dr. Rajendra Prasad, First President of India Faculty Member 1907-08
2 Acharya J.B. Kripalani Faculty Member 1912-1917
3 W. O. Smith Faculty Member 1916-1917
4 Shri R. P. Khosla Faculty Member 1917-1921
5 Dr. Y. J. Tarporwala Eminent Historian
6 Dr. H. R. Ghoshal. Eminent Historian