UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2014

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    The Partition of Bengal made by Lord Curzon in 1905 lasted until

    A)  the First World War when Indian troops were needed by the British and the partition was ended.

    B)  King George V abrogated Curzon's act at the Royal Darbar in Delhi, in 1911.

    C)  Gandhiji launched his Civil Disobedience Movement.

    D)  the Partition of India, in 1947 when East Bengal became East Pakistan.

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Exp. [b] In December, 1911, King George V visited India, in the Kings Coronation Delhi Durbar was held. During this Durbar, it was decided to transfer the capital of British India from Calcutta to Delhi, also an announcement was made for the annulment of the Partition of Bengal, in the hope that it would restore peace and dampen the spirit of nationalism.

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