Making of a new space, refugees in West Bengal
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Published by Ratna Prakashan in Kolkata .
Written in English



  • West Bengal (India),
  • India,
  • West Bengal


  • Refugees -- Government policy -- India -- West Bengal -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
  • Refugees -- Government policy -- India -- West Bengal -- Political activity -- 20th century,
  • West Bengal (India) -- Politics and government

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On the socio-political conditions of refugees in West Bengal and the influence of various governments of the state on their standing between 1947-1955; a study.

Edition Notes

StatementJhuma Sanyal.
LC ClassificationsHV640.4.I4 S26 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination249 p. :
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3335420M
ISBN 108185709742
LC Control Number2004325765

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The book focuses on the border regions of West Bengal, Jammu and Kashmir and Northeast India. The chapters in the book examine the stories of women whose lives are intertwined with borders, and who resist everyday violence in all its myriad forms.   Teaching by West Bengal's new book Inspired by communicative language-teaching methods, a group of teachers are writing a coursebook that they hope will bring English alive in classrooms Max de. The Bengal famine of (Bengali: pônchasher mônnôntôr) was a famine in the Bengal province of British India during World War estimated –3 million, out of a population of million, died of starvation, malaria, or other diseases aggravated by malnutrition, population displacement, unsanitary conditions and lack of health care.. Millions were impoverished as the crisis Country: British India. The history of West Bengal began in , when the Hindu-dominated western part of British Bengal Province became the Indian state of West Bengal.. When India gained independence in , Bengal was partitioned along religious lines. The western part went to India (and was named West Bengal) while the eastern part joined Pakistan as a province called East Bengal (later renamed East Pakistan.