Partition of Bengal (1947)

Partition of Bengal (1947)

The Partition of Bengal in 1947, part of the Partition of India, was a partition that divided Bengal into the two separate entities of West Bengal belonging to India, and East Bengal belonging to Pakistan. In 1955, East Bengal was renamed East Pakistan, and later became the independent nation of Bangladesh after the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971.


*Gyanendra Pandey "Remembering Partition: Violence, Nationalism, and History in India". Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. ISBN 0521002508
*Tai Yong Tan and Gyanesh Kudaisya "The Aftermath of Partition in South Asia". London: Routledge, 2001. ISBN 0415172977

ee also

2001 Indian-Bangladeshi border conflict

External links

* [ "Partition of Bengal, 1947"] from Banglapedia (Boi Mela)

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