The Objective of Lala Jagat Naryan Educational Society, Jalalabad (W) is to Establish and run educational, Technical and professional institute for the promotion of education, particulary in this backward region of the State. To fulfill its aims and objectives, the society has established Lala Jagat Naryan Education College in the cherished memory of Lala Jagat Naryan, a freedom fighter, a fearless journalist and social activist. Ancestors of Lala Jagat Naryan Diwan Mall Raj Chopra was trusted official of Shere Punjab Maharaja Ranjit Singh who resided in Wazirabad now in Pakistan. Lala ji was born on 31st May 1899. He was the only son of Shri Lakhmi Das and Smt. Lal Devi. At British time his father was the S.H.O. (Thanedar) at Bikaner. Who left his job after being hurt due to unworthy behavior of British Police officers. He passed his matriculation in 1816 and he joined D.A.V. College Lahore where he was greatly inspired by the Principal Mahatma Hans Raj Ji.
The Jallianwala Bagh Massacre effected Lala Jagat Naryan and he joined freedom Struggle on the call of Mahatma Gandhi in 1920. “In 1924 he worked as the editor of Akash vani a paper started by Bhai Parmanand. Besides he also contributed articles to other papers such as the “Milap” and the partap’ Later on, he set his press at Lahore. “Lala ji participated in all the Satyagraha movements launched occasions. His wife and other members of the family also suffered on account of their participation in the freedom movement.
“He built up the great institution of the Hind Samachar group of Newspapers. These newspapers have a distinct personality of their own. The journalistic courage that Lala ji had shown was most remarkable. It endeared the papers and him to the people. To protect the integrity of India, Lala ji used both his pen and his voice and earned himself great fame. A significant fact in his journalistic achievement is that his fearless crusade against the forces of disunity in Punjab made the communal forces in the state fear his pen.