M N Roy hailed from the family of Brahmins who were priests, large family made his father to look into another avenues.
MN Roy had his schooling at Arbelia, Kodalia & College at National College of Shri Aurobindo & later finished his Engineering at
In 1905, during Partition of Bengal, Young Narendra was expelled from school for joining the freedom activities, undeterred Narendra involved himself with Anushilan Samiti for active work.
Got arrested in 1907 & was released by help of Barrister
Unhappy with Barin's centralised work culture, M N Roy wanted to do something more & an opportunity came to meet the legend #BhaghaJatin
M N Roy's life changed
The revolutionaries had decided, armed struggle is the only way to dislodge British & were looking for funds through Non Resident Bharatiyas.
In 1914, MN Roy went to Java & collected funds
The resolute Bhattacharya went ahead to United States to meet German Ambassador for US
In between, the British tried to catch him, but MNRoy was safely hidden in the ship, got down at Kobe, later with a student visa went to US.
During his stay at California, he met his future wife Evelyn Trent, in 1917, both of them fled to Mexico
The Mexican President, Venustiano Carranza had formed Socialist Party & M N Roy started writing for El Pueblo, the president highly impressed with M N Roy's writings converted his
Roy also gave refuge to Bolshevik leader, Borodin & #Lenin was highly impressed with Roy's activities.
In October 1920, Roy formed Communist Party of India & contacted his estranged friends.
Few of them
Sitting in Russia, Narendranath wrote for "The Vanguard" CPIs Mouthpiece and later in 1926 wrote "The Future of Indian Politics".
#Stalin appointed a delegation
He was successful there, but on his return found a crisis amongst Communist Factions in Russia.
Roy wanted to meet Stalin, but Stalin refused.
He ordered to imprison everybody who were with Borodin, M N Roy escaped
Upon reaching Bombay, MN Roy met Subhash Chandra Bose & Nehru, his political activity was brief, British arrested him on 21st July, 1931 for an arrest warrant of 1924
In 1937, he started a weekly "Independent India", which was welcomed by many nationalists but not communists.
MN Roy while in Russia married Ellen, after his first wife Evelyn left him, the couple settled at Dehradun
He devoted his last years in Radical Humanism & wrote
"Reason, Romanticism & Revolution".