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Raja Digambar Mitra

1893

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The moochi of the village who 11.11; a right to remove the skin of dead animals is expected tc mike a present of a pair of shoes to the headman of the village. [...] It appearing from his report that " the khals or natural drainage channels which once led from the swamp to the Hugh and were formerly r.avigable for small craft throughout the year had so silted up as to be only capable of carry;ng off the marginal oveflow during the monsoon and that the want of drainage was the probable cause of the prvalence of the type of fever in thane particular loca [...] To place before the Council in a clear light the manner in which the drainage of the Bengal villages was effected during the rains he would with permission read some passages from a mernprandum written by.himself'which would be found in the appendix to the report of the Epidemic Commission of which he had the honor to be w membet"22 RAJA DIGAMBAR MITRA. [...] " In lik7 manner the Eastern Bengal Railway its feeders when the mine have crossed the water-courses of villages tying on the eastern bank of the river Hooghly and of others more inland 'Jut situated to the west of the line have obstructed the drainage of those places ; the fall of the villages lying on the eastern bank of the river Hooghly as I have before observed being towards the east [...] But the proposed measure while it provided for the drainage of the bheels and paddy-fields made no provision for the removal of the obstructions to the free drainage of the villages.

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Frontmatter viii-xi Bholanauth Chunder

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Errata xii-xii Bholanauth Chunder

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Chapter XIX. The Cattle Plague Tour in the N.-W. Provinces 1-7 Bholanauth Chunder

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Chapter XX. The British Indian Association Clique. The Age of Brandy and the Age of Brag. His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh’s Visit 8-13 Bholanauth Chunder

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Chapter XXI. Domestic Calamity. Second Career in the Bengal Council. The Irrigation and Drainage Bill 14-25 Bholanauth Chunder

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Chapter XXII. The Origin of Govinda Samanta or Bengal Peasant Life. Meeting in Honor of Sir William Crey. The Anti-Cess Meeting. The Road Cess Bill 26-45 Bholanauth Chunder

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Chapter XXIII. Debate on the Mofasil Municipalities Bill. Kristadas Pal Vs. Digambar 46-54 Bholanauth Chunder

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Chapter XXIV. The Mayo Memorial Speech Demonstration in Favour of Mr. Routledge. The Fawcett Memorial Meeting. The Third Career in the Bengal Council. The Epidemic Theory. The Embankment Bill. The Abkari Acts 55-70 Bholanauth Chunder

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Chapter XXV. The Presidentship of the B.I. Association. The Calcutta Zoological Gardens. The Agrarian Riot in Pabna. The Emigration Bill. Surendra Nath Banerjea’s Case 71-84 Bholanauth Chunder

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Chapter XXVI. The Famine of 1874 85-88 Bholanauth Chunder

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Chapter XXVII. The Twenty-Third Annual General Meeting of the B.I Association. Digambar’s Shrievalty. Lord Northbrook Memorial Meeting 89-96 Bholanauth Chunder

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Chapter XXVIII. The Science Association. The District Appellate Benches Question. The Epidemic Commission 97-107 Bholanauth Chunder

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Chapter XXIX. The Provincial Public Works Cess Meeting. The Investiture Darbar. Interregnum in the B.I. Association. The Maharaja Roma Nath Tagore Memorial Meeting. The Expenditure and Taxation Meeting 108-121 Bholanauth Chunder

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Chapter XXX. The Last Illness and Death. The Lieutenant Governor’s Condolence Letter. Obituary Notices Committee Resolutions. The British Indian Association’s Refusal of a Memorial Portrait. Friendly Reminiscences 122-144 Bholanauth Chunder

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Chapter XXXI. Personal Appearance and Characteristics. His Sociality. His Zemidarship. His Young Bengalism. His Political Opinions. His Public Character and Private Beneficence. His Spiritualism 145-167 Bholanauth Chunder

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Chapter XXXII. Digambar as a Writer and Speaker 168-171 Bholanauth Chunder

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Chapter XXXIII. Origin of Public Life in India. Digambar as a Public Man. His Most Distinguishing Trait 172-188 Bholanauth Chunder

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Chapter XXXIV. The Family and Heirs 189-217 Bholanauth Chunder

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Appendices i-cclviii Bholanauth Chunder

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480
SARF Document ID
sarf.145935

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