Saha, Ranada Prasad(1896-1971) a social worker and promoter of education, is well-known as RP Saha. He was born in a village called kachoir under shimulia union of Savar upazila on 15 November 1896 at his maternal uncles home. He was the second child of Debendranath Podder and Kumudini Devi, who are parents of three sons and a daughter. Hailed from Mirzapur village of Tangail district Debendranath had no specific profession, although his ancestors were involved in small scale trading. Debendranath worked as a deed-writer and he often appeased as a moneylender. Ranada lost his mother when he was only seven years old. His school education came to that after passing class three. Ramada fled to kolkata leaving home in his tender age. He had to work hard there as a poster, day laborer, rickshaw-puller and hawker to learn his bread. Later at one stage he was involved in the nationalist movement or ‘swadeshi andolone’. For this he was in prison for few days.
Ranada Prasad Saha