Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Chronicle/1940


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Feb 29, 2012, 11:46:41 AM (10 years ago)
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Lawrence Liang
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  • Chronicle/1940

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     1'''1940: Key Events''' 
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     3* The All-India Muslim League adopts the ‘Pakistan resolution’ at Lahore.  
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     5* The harmonium is banned from All-India Radio: its tempered scale, adapted from the organ, is considered antithetical to the shruti or the microtones that give Indian music its continuous scale.  
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     7* Only decades later would this commonly used musical instrument be allowed on radio again. 
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     10* Film Advisory Board is set up by the government and is granted monopoly over raw stock.  
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     12* Intensification of censorship of films likely to support the independence movement with images or words.  
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     14* P. K. Atre, Master Vinayak and others start Navyug Chitrapat with public finance.  
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     16* Mehboob makes Aurat, the original version of Mother India.  
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     18* Himansu Rai dies, and Devika Rani takes over Bombay Talkies.