Bihar Famine

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Famines In India - Republic of India - Bihar Famine
... The Bihar famine of 1966-7 was a minor famine with relatively very few deaths from starvation as compared to the famines of the British era ... The famine demonstrated the ability of the Indian government to deal with the worst of famine related circumstances ... The official death toll from starvation in the Bihar famine was 2353, roughly half of which occurred in the state of Bihar ...
Lakshmeshwar Singh - Public Charity
... Lakshmeshwar Singh spent approximately £300,000 on relief work during the Bihar famine of 1873–74 ... employment for people effected by famine ... rivers of the Raj, and completed an elaborate system of irrigation works, for prevention of famine ...

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