Remembering the Great Bengal Famine of 1943

Remembering the victims of great
Bengal famine of 1943. Indians
seems to be one of the most
insensitive lot on earth.
Country
India
Location
Bengal
Period
1943–1944
Total deaths
4 to 7 million
Observations
Policy failure, war
Succeeded by
Last catastrophic famine; major
famines ended with the end
ofBritish ruleThe Bengal famine of
1943 struck the Bengal province
of pre-partition India. Estimates
are that
between 7 and 10 million
peopledied of starvation,
malnutrition and disease, out of
Bengal’s 60.3
million population, half of
themdying from disease after
food became available in
December
1943

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. qualandar
    May 09, 2012 @ 17:33:33

    My aunt used to tell us in graphic details. It was infact much more painful.

    Reply

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