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1911: Key Events

  • George V visits Delhi. The grand Durbar is India’s first extensively filmed public event, shot by Hiralal Sen, Bourne & Shepherd, Gaumont, Imperial Bioscope, S. N. Patankar and Madan.
  • The Partition of Bengal is modified, followed in 1912 by the separation of Bihar and Orissa from Bengal.
  • Tilak yokes Hindu chauvinism to the nationalist movement with his Geeta Rahasya.
  • Jana Gana Mana is adopted as the second national anthem by the Congress Party.
  • Anadi Bose, Debi Ghosh and others start the Aurora Cinema Co. showing films in tents as part of a variety bill.