India and Pakistan Today: Still Living in the Shadows of 1947

Amit Ranjan
ISAS Insights
Back to library
There were many who believed that the Partition of British India in 1947 into independent India and the new state of Pakistan would lead to the resolution of Hindu-Muslim communal issues. They were gravely mistaken. Today, 70 years after the Partition, communal tensions continue to plague relations between the majority and minority communities in both India and Pakistan.