Shri Satish Ranjan Das was born in a well to do Bengali family on 29th February 1872. He was the second son of Shri Durga Mohan Das. For his schooling, Satish Ranjan Das was sent to England where he studied in a Grammar School in Manchester. Thereafter, he went to the University College in London. He started his career as a Barrister- at-Law at the Middle Temple. He returned to India in 1894 and worked as an advocate in the Calcutta High Court.
In 1905, he married Bonolata, daughter of Shri Bihari Lal Gupta, ICS, CSI. They had two sons.
In 1917 he became a Member of the Standing Council, Government of India. He rose step by step in his profession to become a lawyer of great eminence and made his name in Calcutta. In 1922 he was appointed as the Advocate General of West Bengal. He became a member of Governor Generalís Executive Council in 1925.
Two of his publications are ĎA Letter to My Soní and ĎA New Policy of Indiaí. He enjoyed playing tennis. He was the Treasurer of the Boy Scouts of Bengal and the Lodge of Good Fellowship. He was also a prominent member of the Brahmo Samaj.
Updated on: [June 24, 2017]