History of Magarjung Tea garden.

Darjeeling District Tea plantation takes place in hills and foothills i.e. Terai of Darjeeling district. The history of plantation in this district is quite old. The East India Company acquired the nucleus of Darjeeling from the Raja of Sikkim in 1835and started developing Darjeeling as hill resort. Around 1850 Terai wasattached to Darjeeling. Previously it was attached to Bihar. Due to the reluctance of its inhabitants it was further attached to Darjeeling district. Hunter records that the discovery of tea in this district dated back to 1826, where the plants grew indigenously. The first trial plant ·st~ed here experimentally in1841 and it was quite successful. Since 1856-57 the tea industry in Darjeeling district took off in commercial basis.B’efore this it was existed here but in experimental form. In1853

Magarjung people and their kirti

Victory Medal 1914-19

The Victory Medal (also called the Inter-Allied Victory Medal) is a United Kingdom and British Empire First World War campaign medal. Awarded by the Monarch of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India.

The medal is bronze, circular and 36 millimetres (1.4 in) in diameter. While originally to be of dull bronze, the final award had a clear lacquer coating, giving it a bright finish. It was designed by William McMillan.

William McMillan RA (31 August 1887 – 25 September 1977) was a British sculptor and medal-designer, active in the 20th century. He is said to have been both tall and “extremely handsome”.[ He was born at 37 Powis Place, Aberdeen, Scotland, the son of William McMillan, master engraver, and Jane Knight.