|Jayaprakash Narayan, widely known as JP was an Indian political leader and a freedom fighter. He was born on October 11, 1902. To motivate meritorious youths, he joined the "Bihar Vidyapeeth". He was among the first student of eminent Gandhian Dr.Anugrah Narayan Sinha. In 1922, he went to the United States to support his studies in political science, sociology and economics.