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1927: Key Events

  • The Indian Trade Union Act comes into force on 1 June, defining the terms for union recognition and their frame of reference.
  • Industrialists set up the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).
  • The Indian Broadcasting Company starts operations in Bombay and Calcutta, inaugurating professional radio in India.
  • Modhu Bose starts the Calcutta Amateur Players theatre group.
  • Indian Kinema Arts Studio starts in Calcutta, one of the predecessors of New Theatres.
  • Film journals the Movie Mirror (Madras) and Kinema (Bombay) are started.