Economics

Due to the 1943 famine in __________ more than 60 lakh people died.


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Bengal


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The Bengal Famine of 1943 struck the Bengal Province of pre-partition India. It is estimated that out of Bengal's 60.3 million population, between 1.5 and 4 million people died of starvation, malnutrition and disease, half of them dying from disease after food became available in December 1943.

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