Partition of Bengal

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Partitiobengal of bengol

1903:
-bengal was the hot bed for revolutionary activity
-bengal united its power,divied will pull in different ways
1904:
-L.Curzor took surway of bengal.
NEED FOR PARTITION / UNOFFICAIL REASON
-curb the uprising of the rising power of bengal
-muslim would welcome this action
-divide the unity of muslim and hindu

Oficial reason
-it was to big province ( consited of bihar, orisa and bengal)mention population with area of bengal -it was administratively starved ( it had less police stations,unversities were at far distance)and it had only one viceroy for its adminstration.

16th oct 1905
-anti partition act
-wana bhana day
-raksbandhan dat
-black day (sad day)
-morning day

PROGRAMMES
- Protest meeting
-songs of rabindranath tagore(amar sona bangla)
- slogans by bankim chandra chaterji ( vande mataram )
-picketing of shops(curfew)
-- 4point programe
a.swadeshi and boycott
b.national education
c.massmovement
d.swaraj

LEADERS IN SUPPORT OF ANTI PARTION MOVEMENT
-Bal gangadher tilak(maharastra)
-SURENDRA NATH BANNERJI
-Lala lajpat Rai(Punjab)

Programes of swadeshi and boycott
-bengolies felt very humiliated, cheated and insulted
-meaning of
->Boycott
-social boycott of people who sold or buy british goods.
-boycott of suger, salt and cloth
-renunciation of gov. posts
-renunciation of english speaches (not speaking english)
->swadeshi
- meaning
-promote indian industries(how?)
entusiasm
Tata steel and iron started
Textil mills got set up
Soap and match factories got setup
p.c.ray bengal chemical industries got started
steam ships project
banks and co-operatives set up
what did the people do to make s & b success
a.All class of people joined
b.British goods were burnt
c.Students refused to use paper
d.Women participeted in picketing shops(stop selling of british goods) e.Dawn society set up
f.Zamindars stoped marvadies from...
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