Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Chronicle/1913

Feb 13, 2012, 6:03:30 PM (9 years ago)
Lawrence Liang



  • Chronicle/1913

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     1'''1913: Key Events''' 
     3* The first telephone service in India begins in Simla; the first carrier system is between Delhi and Agra in 1930.  
     5* The militant Ghadar Movement, calling for the violent overthrow of British rule, is started by US-based Indians in San Francisco.  
     7* Pherozeshah Mehta starts the Bombay Chronicle.  
     9* Jaladhar Sen and Amulyacharan Bidyabhushan start the popular Bengali literary monthly Bharatbarsha; early essays on film include Pramathanath Bhattacharya’s ‘Bioscope’ in the inaugural issue and Narendra Dev’s ‘Chhayay Mayay Bichitra Rahasya’ on film-making techniques, later published as a book in 1934; the monthly also publishes Saradindu Bandyopadhyay’s screenplay of Kalidasa.  
     11* Rabindranath Tagore receives Nobel Prize for literature.  
     13* Bal Gandharva starts the Gandharva Natak Mandali, the most famous of the Marathi Sangeet Natak repertories.  
     15* The Parsee Theatre group, Khatau-Alfred, performs Narayan Prasad Betaab’s Mahabharata play. 
     17* Phalke’s Raja Harishchandra opens on 21st April to a select audience; on 3 May it opens commercially in Bombay’s Coronation Cinematograph.