1871 – d. 1950), This page was last edited on 5 November 2020, at 05:31. Bihar, state of eastern India. 1888 - d. 1964) (acting to Sep 1939) 1947: Indian Independence; Bihar becomes a state in the new Dominion of India. The E-mail Address(es) field is required. Please enter the message. Please enter the subject. Its capital is Patna. Bihar and Orissa was separated from Bengal on 22 March 1912, with Patna as capital. [citation needed]. Bihar and Orissa was a province of British India[1] which included the present-day Indian states of Bihar, Jharkhand, and a part of Odisha. Learn more about the history, culture, and government of Bihar in this article. Bihar and Orissa was a province of British India which included the present-day Indian states of Bihar, Jharkhand, and a part of Odisha.The territories were conquered by the British in the 18th and 19th centuries, and were part of the Bengal Presidency, the largest British province in India. Items acquired by gift or purchase, in common with all such acquisitions of books and private paper Survey of India. Based on the terms of the agreement, Alam granted the East India Company Diwani rights, or the right to collect taxes on behalf of the Emperor from the eastern province of Bengal-Bihar-Orissa. On 22 March 1912 both Bihar and Orissa division were separated from the Bengal Presidency as Bihar and Orissa Province. On 1 April 1936, the province was divided into Bihar Province (which included present-day Bihar and Jharkhand states) and Orissa Province, and the Odia speaking princely states placed under the authority of the Eastern States Agency. 1 Apr 1936 - 11 Mar 1937 Sir James David Sifton (s.a.) 11 Mar 1937 - 5 Aug 1939 Sir Maurice Garnier Hallett (b. (not yet rated) Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Bengal, … Gulzarbagh, Patna : Bihar Survey Office, [195-], Government publication, State or province government publication. 1883 - d. 1969) 5 Aug 1939 - 9 Jan 1943 Sir Thomas Alexander Stewart (b. You may send this item to up to five recipients. Copyright © 2001-2020 OCLC. The Treaty of Allahabad was signed on 16 August 1765, between the Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II, son of the late Emperor Alamgir II, and Robert, Lord Clive, of the East India Company,[1] as a result of the Battle of Buxar of 22 October 1764. [4], Coordinates: 21°00′N 86°18′E / 21.00°N 86.30°E / 21.00; 86.30, • Bifurcation of Bihar and Orissa Province, Satyendra Prasanna Sinha, 1st Baron Sinha, {title=Provinces – India http://rulers.org/indprov.html {title=Provinces – India, Presidency of Coromandel and Bengal Settlements, List of princely states of British India (alphabetical), Territorial evolution of the British Empire, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Bihar_and_Orissa_Province&oldid=987143973, States and territories established in 1912, States and territories disestablished in 1936, Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from the 1911 Encyclopaedia Britannica with Wikisource reference, Articles with unsourced statements from May 2019, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Education, Agriculture, Cooperative Credit Industries, Religious Endowment, Excise, Local Self-Government, Medical Public Health, Public Works, Education, Agriculture, Cooperative Credit Industries, Religious Endowment, Registration, 1 April 1912 – 19 November 1915 Sir Charles Stuart Bayley (b. http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/37489951>. Responsibility: compiled & zincographed in the Bihar Survey Office. Religious violence leads to the migration of millions of Bihari Muslims to the new Pakistani states of Sindh and East Pakistan (present-day Bangladesh ). Governors. 1866 – d. 1931), 7 April 1927 – 7 April 1932 Sir Hugh Lansdowne Stephenson (b. From 1912 to 1920, the province had a lieutenant governor heading the provincial government.