- Created by: Tuan Nguyen
- Created on: 06-03-20 13:04
What were the political consequences
of the Bengal partition 1905?
Founding of the Muslim League:
Muslims in Bengal unnerved by anti-partition movement and appeals to Hindu nationalism made by some protesters => growing needs for a separate organization to safeguard Muslim interests.
October 1906: “Simla Deputation” - representatives of Muslim community met with viceroy Lord Minto at Simla, stressing that Muslims were a distinct community that needed seperate representation and protection.
December 1906: Muslim leader met in Dhaka - forming Muslim League.
British’s reversal of Bengal partition in 1911 alienated Muslims - anger. Muslim League called for self-government for India in the meeting (in Lucknow) in 1912.
Division of Indian National…