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1941: Key Events

  • Subhash Chandra Bose escapes from house arrest, travels to Berlin and meets Hitler (1942), who approves a plan to raise an army in South- East Asia.
  • All-India Radio becomes part of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.
  • The first modern shipyard in India, at Vishakapatnam, comes on stream. Its first ship, Jala Usha, is commissioned in 1948. Churchill announces that the Atlantic Charter does not apply to India.
  • The Lahore-based film industry breaks into the national market with Khazanchi?. First Pushtu film: Sarhad Pictures’ Laila Majnu.
  • The Motion Picture Association is founded in Delhi, after similar regional bodies in Bengal and Madras.