Partition of Bengal 1905

Jake Davey
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A-Levels History Mind Map on Partition of Bengal 1905, created by Jake Davey on 05/21/2013.

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Partition of Bengal 1905
1 Aims
1.1 Make British admin more efficient
1.2 Make British rule less susceptible to nationalist political attacks
2 Successes
2.1 Created NWFP to act as a buffer between British India and 'Wild North West'
3 What exactly happened
3.1 Partitioning of Eastern-Indian province Bengal
3.2 West Bengal to Bihar and Orissa(54m population; 42m hindus, 9m muslims)
3.3 East Bengal to Assam(31m population; 12m hindus, 18m muslims)
4 Why Partition?
4.1 Streamline administration
4.2 Bengal was vulnerable to famine/floods/unrest
4.3 Block success of congress- "Divide and Rule"
5 Reaction
5.1 Created Muslim majority state- angered Hindus, pleased muslims- Divide and Rule

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