Author(s): Ram Krishna Biswas

Email(s): rkbiswashist12@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2321-5828.2021.00025   

Address: Ram Krishna Biswas
Assistant Professor of History, Government General Degree College, Dantan-II, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 12,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
The present paper deals with the issue of prisons and their life in the Princely State of Cooch Behar. Cooch Behar was princely state during colonial period in India. With the advent of colonial power in India; the princely state had indirect relations with British power. Due to the contact with colonial power, the indigenous native rule in India became modified and codification of law and orders, regulations were introduced in the line of British pattern. The primitive systems of jails and prisons confinement were revised accordance with the new light of reformation, and in India especially in the princely rule modified. However, in this content the main aim is to find out the condition of the prisoners in the jails and police custody under the rule of Princely State.


Cite this article:
Ram Krishna Biswas. Prisons and Prison life in Princely State: A Historical Study of Cooch Behar. Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 2021; 12(3):153-6. doi: 10.52711/2321-5828.2021.00025

Cite(Electronic):
Ram Krishna Biswas. Prisons and Prison life in Princely State: A Historical Study of Cooch Behar. Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 2021; 12(3):153-6. doi: 10.52711/2321-5828.2021.00025   Available on: https://rjhssonline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-12-3-5


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1.    Howard. D.L, (1965) The English Prisons, p-5
2.    Chandra, Kipesh, (2016) The administration jails in Assam,1784-1964, published: Thesis, p-5
3.    Choudhuri, H.N, (1903), The Cooch Behar State and its Land revenue settlement, Cooch Behar, p-314
4.    Sen, Mahurima, (2007), Prison in colonial Bengal, Kolkata, p-29
5.    The Annual administration report of the Department of General administration and criminal justice of the Cooch Behar State, 1902-03, Cooch Behar, p-11
6.    Ibid,1902-03, p-11
7.    Ibid, 1917, p-19
8.    Ibid, 1884-85, p-16
9.    Ibid, 1893, p-21
10.    Choudhuri, H.N, opcit, p-312-13
11.    The Annual administration report of the Department of General administration and criminal justice of the Cooch Behar State, 1902-03, p-11
12.    Ibid, 1917, p- 22
13.    Sen, Mahurima, opcit, p-52
14.    The Annual administration report of the Department of General administration and criminal justice of the Cooch Behar State,1883, p-54
15.    Choudhuri, H.N, opcit, p-313
16.    Ibid, p-314
17.    Ibid, p-315
18.    Ibid, p-313
19.    The Annual administration report of the Department of General administration and criminal justice of the Cooch Behar State, 1879, p-43
20.    Ibid, 1917, p-19
21.    Ibid, 1932, p-41
22.    Ibid, 41
23.    Choudhuri, H.N, opcit, p-313
24.    Ibid, p-314
25.    Sen, Madhuria, opcit, p-117
26.    Choudhuri, H.N, opcit, p-314
27.    The Annual administration report of the Department of General administration and criminal justice of the Cooch Behar State 1883, p-51
28.    Ibid,1893, p-21
29.    Ibid, 1893, p-20
30.    Ibid, 1917, p-19

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