LORD MINTO II 1905-10


Main events during Lord Minto tenure are:

On 16th Oct 1906 Partition of Bengal came into force.

Anti-partition and Swadeshi movements.

Foundation of Muslim League in 1906.

Morley-Minto Reforms in 1909 increased the number of elected members in the central and provincial legislatures, also introduced the system of communal electorates.

In 1906 Foundation stone of Victoria Memorial Hall laid at Calcutta.

In Oct 1906 Arundel Committee on political reforms submitted its report.

In 1906 Lord Minto received the Muslim deportation headed by Aga Khan.

In 1907 Indian Decentralization Committee was appointed under Sir Charles Hobhouse.

On May 11, 1907, the Seditious Meeting Act was passed.

On June 8th, 1908, Explosives Substances Act and Newspaper Act were passed.

In 1910 Press Act was passed.

In 1910 Depart of Education under the separate member of the Viceroy’s Executive Council was established.

 

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