What is the impact of the Partition of Bengal on the Freedom movement in India?

Impact of the Partition of Bengal on the Freedom movement in India :

  • In 1905, Lord Curzon divided Bengal into two provinces. The Bengalis considered this as an insult to the fair name of their mother-land. The sentiments of the people of Bengal were hurt.
  • It led to strong opposition and Indians started a movement against the British Government.
  • Against the Partition of Bengal, Extremists organised the Swadeshi Movement and the Boycott of British goods.
  • The partition led to the growth of revolutionaries and the agitation in Bengal against lie British Government spread throughout the country.