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  • Kingly Knight~I

    Kingly Knight~I

    In a radical move Chittaranjan Das conceived of an accord with Muslims that allowed for greater representation for them in the legislative assembly and local bodies. The Bengal Pact of 1923, as this accord was named, generated strong resistance from amongst the Hindus. But he stuck to his guns and with Bose as his able assistant went around recruiting. Muslims to fill 80 per cent of the jobs for which recruitment had begun in the corporation. The Muslims hailed Das as the pact was cleared by the BPCC at its meeting on 18 December 1923.

    March 12, 2019