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What was the real reason behind partition of Bengal in 1905?

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Asked by Deepani Agarwal, 11 Feb '10 04:57 pm
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Partition was promoted for administrative regions; Bengal was as large as France but with a significantly larger population. The eastern region was thought to be neglected and under-governed. By splitting the province, an improved administration could be established in the east where, subsequently, the population would benefit from new schools and employment opportunities. However, other motives lurked behind the partition plan. Bengali Hindus were in the forefront of political agitation for greater participation in governance; their position would be weakened, since Muslims would now dominate in the East. Hindus tended to oppose partition, which was more popular among Muslims. What followed partition, however, stimulated an almost national anti-British movement that involved non-violent and violent protests, boycotts and even an assassination attempt against the Governor of the new province of West Bengal.
Answered by venkatesaldevarajan, 11 Feb '10 05:11 pm

 
  
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This is the principal of EAST India Company , divide and rule
Answered by satish, 11 Feb '10 05:09 pm

 
  
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Foot dalo aur raj karo neeti by British Government.
Answered by jaya acharjee, 11 Feb '10 05:08 pm

 
  
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