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Bangladesh liberation war, East pakistan, Pt ravi shankar, George Harrison

How music influenced the War of Liberation of Bangladesh

The Concert for Bangladesh was organised at Madison Garden in New York on August 1, 1971, by George Harrison and his mentor, Pt Ravi Shankar.

POLITICS

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East pakistan, West Bengal, Radcliffe line, Bengal partition

Two Bengals in two nations: How West Bengal got its current shape

The ‘Final Award’ in dividing Bengal was in the hands of an Englishman who was hesitant to come to India because of the ‘scorching heat’ and had no interest in the task assigned to him.