1916: Key Events

  • Annie Besant and B. G. Tilak start their Home Rule Leagues on the lines of the Irish Home Rulers.
  • Coomaraswamy’s entire collection of South Asian art is moved to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and he becomes its curator: this move influences his subsequent opposition to progressive Indian nationalism and its modernising aspects.
  • The South Indian Liberation Federation, aka Justice Party, is formed in Madras.
  • Universal Pictures sets up Hollywood’s first Indian agency.
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