Monday, November 23, 2009

Raden Oto Iskandar Di Nata

Raden Oto Iskandar Di Nata (the starling Harupat)

Prime Minister of Indonesia 1
Term of office: 1945
Born: Bojongsoang (Bandung), March 31, 1897

Oto Iskandar in Nata is a fighter. Pagoejoeban Pasoendan he led since 1929 to 1942. The organization is moving in the field of education (founded many schools), cultural, economic (Banks and cooperatives) and legal (legal aid organizations and the rehabilitation of former prisoners). 1931 to 1941 he was a member of the Volksraad, which became the embryo of the legislature in the future. In 1945 he became a member BPUPKI (Investigating Agency Efforts of Indonesian Independence) and sat on PPKI (The Preparatory Committee for Indonesian Independence). Oto Iskandar in Nata join the 1945 design. In the trial PPKI August 19, 1945, Oto suggested that elected as President Sukarno and Hatta as Vice President. The Court agreed unanimously the proposal. After Indonesian independence, Oto was appointed Minister of State in charge of security issues.
In that position he lost at the end of 1945. Oto Iskandar could be said in Nata is a "missing person" first in the history of the Republic of Indonesia. New 14 years later (1959), revealed that he had killed a policeman named Mujitaba. The murder was carried out on the beach Mauk, Tangerang. The perpetrator was sentenced 15 years in prison. But in the court does not reveal who told Mujitaba. rijana Abdurrasyid (now Prof. Dr) is a prosecutor in the trial court asked for additional time to uncover the mastermind behind the murder. But his proposal was granted, so that only field players who are caught and convicted, but untouched intellectual actor. To honor Oto, Government of West Java to build a hero's grave in the garden Sand Park, Lembang. In a written tombstone iskandar Oto Dinata, born 31-3-1887, died 19-12-1945. Actually, no Oto bodies, no body of Oto Iskandar in Nata there. that there is only a pinch of sand from the beach Mauk, wrapped in white cloth.
Raden courage Oto Iskandar Di Nata scathing criticism and strong voice made her Harupat nicknamed The starling, a hard cock and hard hitting opponent, crowing loudly and always win if pitted. This epithet hurled by Wirasendjaja, Cianjur HIS teacher, brother Soetisna Sendjaja, the first editor of the newspaper Sipatahoenan. The late Raden Oto Iskandar Di Nata died and never found his body, he was kidnapped on October 31, 1945 and wrote a final letter on the same date for his wife and eleven children. Toward the end of December 1945 came the news that Oto was kidnapped by the Black Warriors of the Coast Mauk, Tangerang. in his capacity as minister of state to prepare the formation of BKR. He was also former chairman of the organization Pasundan Societies (1929-1942) and member of the Volksraad, the House of Representatives during the Dutch East Indies (1931-1941).

(various sources)