Jatindranath Mukherji believed in achieving freedom through revolutionary methods. A disciple of Vivekananda and Aurobindo Chose, he joined the Revolutionary Party and carried out its activities in West Bengal and Orissa. Because ol his undaunted spirits, he was nicknamed ‘Bagha Jatin’ (Jatin, the tiger). He was arrested in 1910 for his involvement in the killing of Shamsul Alam, a police inspector. After his release, he was once again arrested in connection with Howrah Conspiracy Case, but released in 1911. In 1915, he was seriously wounded in an encounter with the police near Balasore. He died on September 10, 1915.