House of Sir Profulla Chandra Ray – Tourism Info

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House of Sir Profulla Chandra Ray

Profulla Chandra Ray’s house is located at Barli village under Paikgachha upazila in Khulna district. He was born here on August 2, 1861. His father Harish Chandra Roy was a Zamindar. Profulla Chandra discovered mercurous nitrate in 1895 and created an excitement and enthusiasm around the world. He discovered 12 salts. Ph.D and Doctor of Science (D.Sc) degrees were conferred on him because of his contributions to chemistry. Profulla Chandra Roy was associated with Swadeshi Movement from the beginning. He was awarded the Knighthood in 1919. A large number of visitors visit the house of the renowned scientist.

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