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    1 '''1899''' 
     1*    The first gramophone record is released by Gramophone & Typewriter Ltd., Belgatchia. 
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    3 *    Calcutta receives electricity supply, although earlier that year the Maharaja of Bikaner had apparently been the first Indian to switch on an electric light bulb. 
     3*    Bhai Vir Singh’s Punjabi novel, Sundri is published. 
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    5 *    Lord Curzon becomes Viceroy and Governor-General of India. 
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    7 *    The seminal work of Urdu literature, Ruswa Mohammed Hadi Mirza’s Umrao Jaan Ada is published. 
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    9 *    Performance of G. B. Deval’s Marathi play, Sangeet Sharada, sometimes cited as the first reform ‘social’. 
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    11 *    H.S. Bhatavdekar films a wrestling match in Bombay’s hanging gardens. Bhatavdekar was one of the first witnesses to the Lumiere Brothers film show in   1896 in Mumbai. He soon acquired a movie camera from London and a projector and went on to make some films on day-to-day life of the city as also some important events 
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    13 [[Image(DelhiDurbar_LordCurzon.jpg)]] 
    14 (Lord and Lady Curzon on an elephant, Coronation Darbar in Delhi, 1903, News film by H. S. Bhatavdekar) 
     5*    Two Italians, Colorello and Cornaglia, organise film shows in tents at the Azad Maidan, Bombay and J.F.Madan’s tent cinema at the Calcutta Maidan