Orissa Province
   HOME
TheInfoList



Orissa Province
Orissa Province was a province of British India created in April 1936 by the Partition (politics), partitioning of the Bihar and Orissa Province. Its territory corresponds with the modern-day Odisha, State of Odisha. On 22 March 1912, both Bihar and Orissa divisions were separated from the Bengal Presidency as Bihar and Orissa Province. On 1 April 1936, Bihar and Orissa Province was split to form Bihar Province and Orissa Province. Parts of the Ganjam District (Madras Presidency), Ganjam District and the Vizagapatam district (Madras Presidency), Vizagapatam district of Madras Presidency were transferred to Orissa Province along with portions of the Vizagapatam Hill Tracts Agency and Ganjam Hill Tracts Agency. History In 1803 Orissa was occupied by forces of the British East India Company during the Second Anglo-Maratha War, coming in 1858 under direct administration by the British government along with the Company's other territories. Under the British Raj, Raj, it was a divisio ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



picture info

British India
The Provinces of India, earlier Presidencies of British India and still earlier, Presidency towns, were the administrative divisions of British governance in the Indian subcontinent. Collectively, they have been called British India. In one form or another, they existed between 1612 and 1947, conventionally divided into three historical periods: *Between 1612 and 1757 the East India Company The East India Company (EIC), also known as the Honourable East India Company (HEIC), East India Trading Company (EITC), the English East India Company or (after 1707) the British East India Company, and informally known as John Company, Comp ... set up "factories" (trading posts) in several locations, mostly in coastal India, with the consent of the Mughal emperors The Mughal (or Moghul) emperors built and ruled the Mughal Empire The Mughal Empire, Mogul or Moghul Empire, was an Early modern period, early modern empire in South Asia. Quote: "Although the first two Tim ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]




MORE