Anti-Partition Movement (1905)
- Lord Curzon desired to separate Bengal's Hindu and Muslim populations by dividing the country.
- However, he knew that if he revealed the true causes, Hindus and Muslims would object.
- For this reason, he partitioned Bengal because it was a sizable state and needed to be divided to make administration easier.
- The anti-partition movement was launched on August 7, 1905.
- On that day, there was a massive anti-partition demonstration.
- The partition took effect on October 16, 1905.
- The first partition of Bengal was territorial.
- The British Raj authorities introduced presidents until 1905.
- Partition tended to separate the Muslim eastern regions from the Hindu western areas on October 16, 1905. after being announced on July 15, 1905.
- To undermine the nationalist cause by undermining the role of the Bengalis in India's political movement.
- To split apart the Hindu-Muslim community.
- Due to this prejudice, the Muslim community turned out in favor of the British administration.
- Bengali women were compelled to join the movement due to the rigidity of British rule.
What was the anti-partition movement?
For the partition of the Bengal state, the Anti-partition movement was started in 1905 on August 7.
- After being announced on July 15, 1905, the partition tended to divide the Hindu west from the Muslim east on October 16, 1905.
- To undermine the Bengali political movement in India to weaken the nationalist struggle.