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Feb 28, 2012, 8:18:49 PM (9 years ago)
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Lawrence Liang
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     1'''1930: Key Events''' 
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     3* The former Congress Party activist Surya Sen leads an Indian Republican Army raid on the police and auxiliary force armouries at Chittagong. The group launched a sustained guerrilla action against the British, triggering several terrorist movements in and around Midnapore, and brutal state reprisals against the entire nationalist movement.  
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     5* The poet Mohammed Iqbal suggests a merging of the North West Frontier Province, Punjab, Sind and Baluchistan into a single state, the ancestor of Pakistan.  
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     7* Gandhi inaugurates the civil disobedience movement with his epic march from Ahmedabad to Dandi to defy the Salt Act.  
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     9* The Department of Industries and Labour takes over radio operations and starts the Indian Broadcasting Service in Bombay and Calcutta.  
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     11* Physicist C. V. Raman wins the Nobel Prize for his theory of the ‘Raman Effect’ of scattered light.  
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     13* Rabindranath Tagore, who started painting aged 67, has his first exhibition at the Galerie Pigalle, Paris; the show travels through Europe and opens at the Town Hall, Calcutta, in 1931.  
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     15* Abanindranath Tagore paints his definitive work, the Arabian Nights series.  
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     17* Munshi Premchand publishes the first number of his journal Hans. 
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     19* Sailajananda Mukherjee starts the Bengali film weekly Bioscope reporting the Hollywood, Bombay and Calcutta film industries and publishing reviews, pre-release synopses of films, industrial surveys and, occasionally, essays about technical and aesthetic issues.  
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     21* Ambalal Patel and Chimanlal Desai start Sagar Film. Gubbi Veeranna starts production with the Gubbi-Karnataka Films Corp. at the Malleshwaram Studios in Bangalore. 
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