merger of coochbehar and sardar patel

Monument Preservation of Coochbehar. Tragedy begins

Coochbehar State Monument Preservation Act 1947  In 1947 an Act was passed by the Coochbehar State Regency Council for the preservation of ancient monuments of Cooch Behar. Monument preservation of Coochbehar was necessary to ensure the preservation of ancient monuments and heritage buildings, to exercise control over the movement of antiquities and excavations in certain …

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Secret Letter to Sardar Vallabhai Patel/ 1949/ regarding Cooch Behar Merger

(Demi official letter from Shri Sri Prakash, His Excellency Governor of Assam, Shillong to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Minister of States, New Delhi)   SECRET   June 16, 1949   My dear Sardar Saheb, Shri Himmat Singh Maheshwari, Chief Minister of Cooch Behar, after consultation with Mr. Bardoloi at Delhi, came here on a short visit …

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