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... The western part went to India (and was named West Bengal) while the eastern part joined Pakistan as a province called East Bengal (later renamed ... time of its creation in 1947, the state of West Bengal was divided into 14 districts—Bankura, Birbhum, Burdwan, Calcutta, Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri, Hooghly, Howrah. 1949 and was completed on 19 January 1950, when Cooch Behar became a district of West Bengal ...
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“His role was as the gentle teacher, the logical, compassionate, caring and articulate teacher, who inspired you so that you wanted to please him more than life itself.”
—Carol Lawrence, U.S. singer, star of West Side Story. Conversations About Bernstein, p. 172, ed. William Westbrook Burton, Oxford University Press (1995)