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Title: Transferring the Capital from Calcutta to New Delhi: Colonial Perceptions on Indian Press Reports During 1911-12
Authors: Lahiry, Atrayee
Keywords: transfer
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: Registrar,Vidyasagar University,Midnapore,West Bengal,India,721102
Series/Report no.: Volume VII;
Abstract: Calcutta was the economic and cultural capital of British India. It’s historic tradition and geographical position enabled it to be the center of British power. In 1911, the British Government decided to shift their capital from Calcutta to New Delhi, and accordingly in 1912, Calcutta ceased to be the capital of British India. This article investigates into the process of this transfer of capital and its impact on Calcutta and the contradictory perceptions centering the issue of transfer
Description: PP 78-84
ISSN: 2321-0834
Appears in Collections:Vidyasagar University Journal of History Vol 7 [2018-2019]

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