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Small Collections Box 16

Given by H. B. Martin

Bihar: 1942-1946

Xerox copies

  1. TS copy of the inscription on the Cleveland Memorial, Bhagalpur.
  2. Newspaper cuttings, (3 sheets)
    • The Statesman, Tuesday, 12 November 1946; massacres in Bihar
    • The Searchlight, Thursday, 14 November 1946: attack on relief workers; Gandhi’s visit to scenes of massacres.
    • Editorial on appraisal of the facts.
  3. TS copy of a letter written 15 September 1942, to P.H.F. Dodd, I.C.S. about events in Sasaram – (undated, unnamed).
  4. MS copy of Report on Communal disturbances in Biharsharif Subdivision in November 1945, by H.B. Martin, when Additional District Magistrate – Muslim refugees: police / army control of violence. 6pp. No date but probably end of November 1946.
  5. Copy of TS letter 20 November 1946 written to L.P. Singh, I.C.S. District Magistrate of Patna about the riots at Nagarnausa on 6 November 1946, the evacuation of Muslim refugees from the village under military escort, and the dispersal of mobs.