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1907: Key Events

  • The All-India Muslim League is formed in Dacca by a group of big landlords including the Aga Khan, the Nawab of Dacca and Nawab Mohsin-uk-Mulk, supporting the Partition of Bengal and calling for separate Muslim electorates and other safeguards for Muslims.
  • Ramananda Chattopadhyay starts The Modern Review in Allahabad, discussing modernism in Indian art. It later published Tagore’s debate with Gandhi about culture.
  • J. F. Madan opens the Elphinstone Picture Palace in Calcutta, the first of his cinema chain. Pathé establishes an Indian office.

Elphinstone was renamed to Chaplin and it still stands at the entrance to the new Market in Kolkatta