Partitioned Lives Narratives Of Home Displacement And Resettlement -

partition of bengal 1947 wikipedia - the partition of bengal in 1947 part of the partition of india divided the british indian province of bengal based on the radcliffe line between india and pakistan predominantly hindu west bengal became a state of india and predominantly muslim east bengal now bangladesh became a province of pakistan on 20 june 1947 the bengal legislative assembly met to decide the future of the bengal, independence day india wikipedia - independence day is annually celebrated on 15 august as a national holiday in india commemorating the nation s independence from the united kingdom on 15 august 1947 the uk parliament passed the indian independence act 1947 transferring legislative sovereignty to the indian constituent assembly india still retained king george vi as head of state until its transition to full republican