Remembering Sylhet: A Forgotten Story of India's 1947 Partition

Anindita Dasgupta
Economic & Political Weekly

Studies of India's Partition have been focused on the cases of Punjab and Bengal, but very few have been based on the site of partition in colonial Assam, "Sylhet". Urgent attention is required to record the historiography of partition in Sylhet as many of those who had experienced the phase of partition are more than 80 years old now.