Gopal Krishna Gokhale

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Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Mr. Gopal Krishna Gokhale was for nine years the General Secretary of the Indian Section of the Theosophical Society based in Adyar, Chennai, India. He "by constant travelling throughout India and work at Varanasi contributed greatly to the development of the Section." He died in 1959.[1]

IN 1915, Annie Besant built Gokhale Hall in his honor, to serve as the headquarters of the Young Men's Indian Association in Madras. The following year she established the Gokhale Society. The British government awarded him the title of Companion of the Indian Empire, or C.I.E.

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  1. N. Sri Ram, "Presidential Address," The American Theosophist 48.3 (March, 1960), 60. Address delivered December 26, 1959 at Adyar, to 84th Internation Convention.