What are famines? Who were the most affected group of the devastating famine of Bengal?



Answer to be written in the exam:

  • Meaning of Famine:
    A famine is characterized by widespread deaths due to starvation epidemics caused by forced use of contaminated water or decaying food and loss of body resistance due to weakening from starvation.

  • The most affected group:
    Agricultural laborers,  fishermen , transport workers, and casual laborers.

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