Partition

Independence, Partition & Punjab Boundary Force

Author(s): 
Man Aman Singh Chhina
Publisher/Sponsor: 
Indian Express
https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/chandigarh/independence-partition-punjab-boundary-force-8090629/

The PBF was given the responsibility of disturbed areas comprising Sialkot, Gujranwala, Seikhupura, Lyallpur, Montgomery, Lahore, Amritsar, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jullunder and Ferozepur districts.

75 Years Later, the Fading Ghosts of India’s Bloody Partition

Author(s): 
Mujib Mashal
Hari Kumar
Zia ur-Rehman
Publisher/Sponsor: 
The New York Times
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/14/world/asia/british-india-partition-hindu-muslim.html

With the passing decades, nationalist fervor and mutual suspicion have largely replaced memories of mass death and displacement during the chaotic cleaving of Pakistan from India.

Why a majority of Muslims opposed Jinnah’s idea of Partition and stayed on in India

Author(s): 
Adrija Roychowdhury
Publisher/Sponsor: 
Indian Express
https://indianexpress.com/article/research/why-a-majority-of-muslims-opposed-jinnahs-idea-of-partition-and-stayed-on-in-india-8090835/

A standard narrative exists about the role of Muslims during the Partition in India, which talks about how the Muslim community, led by Muhammad Ali Jinnah and his Muslim League, stood for the two-nation theory and demanded the Partition of India. Historical documents, however, suggest that a majority of the Muslims opposed the Partition and stayed in India.

South Asian diaspora brings 1947 partition to Western pop culture

Author(s): 
Shaistha Khan
Publisher/Sponsor: 
Al Jazeera
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/8/11/south-asian-diaspora-brings-1947-partition-to-western-pop-culture

Ms Marvel is one example of how South Asian creatives are bringing the partition of Indian subcontinent to popular culture. Here are some others.

Five myths about the partition of British India - and what really happened

Author(s): 
Navtej Purewal
Eleanor Newbigin
Publisher/Sponsor: 
The Conversation
https://theconversation.com/five-myths-about-the-partition-of-british-india-and-what-really-happened-187131

How were India-Pakistan partition borders drawn?

Author(s): 
Mohammed Haddad
Alia Chughtai
Publisher/Sponsor: 
Al Jazeera
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/8/12/infographic-how-were-the-india-pakistan-partition-borders-drawn#:~:text=Seventy%2Dfive%20years%20ago%2C%20Sir,India%20and%20mainly%20Muslim%20Pakistan.

This animated map shows how the borders of the Indian subcontinent have evolved since the 1947 partition.

Indian, Pakistani brothers reunite after 75 years of Partition

Publisher/Sponsor: 
Gulf News
https://gulfnews.com/world/asia/india/indian-pakistani-brothers-reunite-75-years-after-partition-1.89873439

Pakistani farmer has helped reunite about 300 families through his YouTube channel

How refugees from Sindh rebuilt their lives - and India - after Partition

Author(s): 
Saaz Aggarwal
Publisher/Sponsor: 
Scroll
https://scroll.in/article/1030368/the-story-of-sindh-and-how-its-refugees-rebuilt-their-lives-and-india-after-partition#:~:text=Being%20homeless%2C%20the%20Sindhis%20built,and%20so%20on%20%E2%80%93%20are%20poignant.

The community’s many losses and the distortion of their history is only now being acknowledged.

75 years after India's violent Partition, survivors can cross the border - virtually

Author(s): 
Lauren Frayer
Publisher/Sponsor: 
NPR
https://www.npr.org/2022/08/13/1103449107/india-pakistan-partition-75-virtual-reality-project-dastaan#:~:text=Raksha%20Kumar%2FNPR-,Ishar%20Das%20Arora%2C%2083%2C%20watches%20a%203%2DD%20video,through%20a%20virtual%20reality%20device.&text=NEW%20DELHI%20%

Partition, 1947: My Grandmothers & the Inheritance of Loss

Author(s): 
Somya Lakhani
Publisher/Sponsor: 
The Quint
https://www.thequint.com/voices/opinion/76th-independence-day-partition-1947-my-grandmothers-and-the-inheritance-of-loss

A pair of earrings is not all I inherited from my grandparents. They also left me their stories of grief and hope.

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