16 October in History


Three months after the Viceroy of British India, Lord Curzon, announced his decision to split Bengal in 1905, the partition came into force, effectively dividing the province on religious lines. Though there was an attempt to turn the clock back on the 16th October 1905 partition by reunifying the state in 1911, Bengal—and India—would never be the same again.

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