The First Partition of Bengal (1905) Quiz

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When was the first Partition of Bengal announced?

20 July 1905

Who implemented the first Partition of Bengal in 1905?

Lord Curzon

What were the main religious groups affected by the first Partition of Bengal?

Muslims and Hindus

What was the reaction of the Hindus in West Bengal to the partition?

They complained that the division would make them a minority in the province

Why were the Hindus outraged at the partition?

They saw it as a 'divide and rule' policy, even though Curzon stressed it would produce administrative efficiency

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