Anwesha Sengupta | The Daily Star
  • Anwesha Sengupta

  • Unthreading Partition: The politics of jute sharing between two Bengals

    The Partition of British India (1947) had complex and wide ranging implications for the jute economy of deltaic Bengal. The border between East Pakistan and India separated Bengal’s jute fields from the jute factories. East Pakistan received more than 75 percent of the total jute growing land of undivided India, whereas all the mills were in India.