Sitaram Seksaria was an Indian independence activist, Gandhian, social reformer and institution builder from West Bengal, known for his contributions for the upliftment of Marwari community. He was the founder of a number of institutions and organizations, including Shree Shikshayatan, a higher educational institution, Marwari Balika Vidyalaya, a primary school, Samaj Sudhar Samiti, a social organization and Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad, a non governmental organization. The Government of India awarded him the third highest civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan, in 1962, for his contributions to society. His life story has been compiled in a book, Padam Bhushan Sitaram Seksaria Abhinandan Granth, edited by Bhawarmal Singhi and published in 1974.
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