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Memoir on the statistics of the North Western provinces of the Bengal presidency.

by A. Shakespear

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Published by Printed by J. Thomas in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Uttar Pradesh (India) -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCompiled from official documents under orders of the Hon"ble the Lieutenant Governor of the North Western provinces. By A. Shakespear ...
    GenreStatistics.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p. L., [3]-206 p., 1 L. incl. fold. tables.
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22886222M
    OCLC/WorldCa12125713

    The Bengal Presidency was once the largest subdivision of British India, with its seat in Calcutta (now Kolkata).It was primarily centred in the Bengal region. At its territorial peak in the 19th century, the presidency extended from the present-day Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan in the west to Burma, Singapore and Penang in the east. The Governor of Bengal was concurrently the. It’s an interesting legacy issue which we are stuck with. Historically, the Bengal province consisted of today’s West Bengal and Bangladesh. In , Bengal was divided into two different states - the Hindu majority West Bengal and the Muslim majo.

    Collection of Notifications issued by the Government of the Punjab and the North west frontiers provinces Act-II of (The Punjab minor Canal Act of );(To end of December,) 1st: Lahore Punjab Govt. press: XXII, I: Public Works Dept. Irrigation Branch Govt of Punjab. The areas of India that used to be part of the presidency include, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh as well as parts of Chhatisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra. It also included the North-West Frontier and British Punjab provinces of Pakistan as well as Burma.

    The official estimate of deaths, practically all Hindus in this Muslim-majority area, was as much as 2, There was widespread forcible conversion of Hindus and desecration as well as destruction of Hindu temples. Some three years later, in September , terrible anti-Hindu riots broke out at Kohat in the North-West Frontier Province.   Beginning in the North-Western Provinces and Bombay Presidency in /5, the transfer of district postal lines to management by the Imperial Post Office spread to India’s Central Provinces in , to the Punjab and Oudh by , and eventually to districts of the Bengal and Madras presidencies by the by: 2.


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It was conquered by the British East India Company after the Battle of Plassey in and became the Bengal Presidency of the British Raj. The Subah was later established as the Bengal Presidency.

However, the power of the Mughal Empire declined fromfirst at the hands of the Marathas and later due to invasion from Persia () and Afghanistan (); after the East India Company's.

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Interesting Historical Events, Relative to the Provinces of Bengal, and the Empire of Indostan: With a Seasonable Hint and Perswasive to the Honorable the Court of Directors of the East India Company.

As Also the Mythology and Cosmogony, Fasts and Festivals of the Gentoo's, Followers of the Shastah. East Pakistan was curved out of Bengal, and it was later christened as Bangladesh, as an independent country.

Even though Bihar and Orissa became a separate province several years ago, the heritage of Bengal Presidency is still a living reality in these areas.

This is because Bengal Presidency was not a. the north by the Santal Parganahs, to the west by Chutia Nagpur; and to the south by Orisa. Its principal inhabitants are Hindus of all castes with a proportion of Muhammadans.

The languages spoken are Bengali and Hindustani. The division, which is also called the division of western Bengal, is subdivided into five districts, viz.

Full text of "A manual of surveying for India, detailing the mode of operations on the revenue surveys in Bengal and the North-western provinces" See other formats.

Full text of "Report of the Indian Education Commission " See other formats. The Bengal Presidency, officially the Presidency of Fort William and later Bengal Province, was a subdivision of the British Empire in the height of its territorial jurisdiction, it covered large parts of what is now South Asia and Southeast proper covered the ethno-linguistic region of Bengal (present-day Bangladesh and the Indian state of West Bengal).Capital: Calcutta.

Major acquisitions included Assam, Arakan and Tenasserim inthe North-Western Provinces (Agra) inthe Punjab inLower Burma inOudh (Awadh) inUpper Burma in The rapid expansion of Bengal Presidency required administrative reorganization.

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The Bengal Presidency was a colonial region of British India; it was made up of undivided area of Bengal is today split into Bangladesh as well as following states of India. West Bengal; Assam; Bihar; Meghalaya; Orissa; Tripura; However the Bengal Presidency also later included other areas that are now part of Pakistan and India.

The areas of India that used to be part of the. The North-Western Provinces of India: Their History, Ethnology, and Administration (London: Methuen and Co., ), by William Crooke (multiple formats at ) The North-Western Tribes of Canada Eleventh Report of the Committee (ca), by British Association for the Advancement of Science (multiple formats at ).

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Sarkar (New Delhi: India People's Publishing House, ). ‘It is well known to all, that in this age the people of Hindustan, both Hindoos and Mahommedans, are being ruined under the tyranny and oppression of the. West Bengal - West Bengal - History: The name of Bengal, or Bangla, is derived from the ancient kingdom of Vanga, or Banga.

References to it occur in early Sanskrit literature, but its early history is obscure until the 3rd century bce, when it formed part of the extensive Mauryan empire inherited by the emperor Ashoka. With the decline of Mauryan power, anarchy once more supervened. Originally published under the title ‘The Tribes and Castes of the North Western Province & Oudh: Calcutta, Cumberlege () Some Accounts of the Banjara Class.

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In the first provincial elections held in India in the.Ramesh Chandra Majumdar (known as R. C. Majumdar; 4 December – 11 February ) was a historian and professor of Indian history. Born at Khandarpara, in Faridpur District (now in Bangladesh) on 4 Decemberto Haladhar Majumdar and Bidhumukhi, Majumdar passed his childhood in poverty/5.This indigo incident is just an example, during bengal presidency bengal suffered from massives famines specially in (killing off some 10 million people) - caused by a mixture of crop failure, hoarding, bad company policy and unwillingness of company officers to take action.

The sepoy mutiny at also damaged the reputation.