The Partition of Bengal made by Lord Curzon in 1905 lasted until

(A) The First World War, when Indian troops were needed by the British and the partition, was ended
(B) King George V abrogated Curzon’s Act at the Royal Durbar in Delhi in 1911
(C) Gandhi launched his Civil Disobedience Movement
(D) The Partition of India in 1947 when East Bengal became East Pakistan

Correct Answer : King George V abrogated Curzon’s Act at the Royal Durbar in Delhi in 1911
Question Asked : IAS (Pre) 2014
Explanation : The decision to effect the partition of Bengal was announced on 19 July, 1905 by Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon. The partition took place on 16 October, 1905 and Bengal was divided into two parts East Bengal and West Bengal. On 16 October, 1905, it was decided that this day was to be celebrated as ‘National Mourn Day’ in whole ‘Bengal.’ In 1911, on the arrival of George V in Delhi Darbar, in the assembly, he declared the cancellation of the partition of Bengal. He also declared the shifting of the Indian capital from Calcutta to Delhi, and in the South of Delhi a new city was developed later known as ‘New Delhi.
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