The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Mukharji, Sir Ashutosh Saraswati

Mukharji, Sir Ashutosh Saraswati, Kt. (1911), Sastravachaspati, M.A., D.L., D.Sc, C.S.I. (1909); Judge, High Court, Calcutta; s. of Dr. Gangaprasad Mukharji, Calcutta; b. 1864; educ: at South Subarban School, Presidency College, and the City College, Calcutta; M.A., 1885; D.L., 1894; D.Sc. (Honorary), 1908; enrolled as Vakil of the High Court, 1888; Lecturer in Mathematics, 1886; Examiner in Mathematics at the Calcutta University; Tagore Law Lecturer, 1898; Member, Bengal Legislative Council, 1889-1904; Member of the University Commission, 1902; Member, Supreme Legislative Council, 1903; strongly opposed to the Official Secrets Bill and supported the passing of the Universities Bill; Judge, High Court, Calcutta, 1904; President, Asiatic Society, Bengal, 1907; deputed in connection with the re-organisation of the University, 1908; President, Board of Sanskrit Examinations, 1908; President, Committee of the Indian Museum 1909; President-Founder of the Mathematical Society, Calcutta; an ardent Social reformer. Publications: Law of Perpetuities, ‘Comic Sections’, and a large number of Contributions on Mathematics and kindred subjects. Address: Bhawanipur, Calcutta, India.