Eastern Bengal and Assam
Assam Province also known asEastern Bengal and Assam (Assamese:অসম ও পূর্ববঙ্গ Bengali: পূর্ববঙ্গ ও অসম) was a province of British India, constituted of the eastern portion of the erstwhile province of Bengal and the Chief Commissioner's province of Assam. The new province came into being on 16 October 1905, following a partition of Bengal because of Bengali Muslims were in a backward situation. It was created to advance the muslim society. The Bengali Hindus protested against the partition of Bengal India that forced the British Raj to annul the partition in 1911. The short lived province was dissolved with the annulment and Assam was restored back to its status as a Chief Commissioner's province.