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  1. dalvindersingh grewal

    Partition 1947 - The Making Of Refugees

    Refugees are the ones who are displaced from one place and migrate to other for settlement. We had earlier become refugees shifting from our ancestor village Rattan; to the new village 89JB Rattan. Now the situation took a different turn. We were to shift from 89JB Rattan to an unknown location...
  2. spnadmin

    Partition Sing Your Song Bulleh Shah! Navtej Sarna Takes A Fresh Look At The Partition In Book On Punjab's His

    Sing Your Song, Bulle Shah A history of Punjab hastens through the Mughals, ponders over its rich heritage and the Sikh empire, examines the colonials and lingers over its bloody division Navtej Sarna http://www.outlookindia.com/article.aspx?288191 PUNJAB—A HISTORY FROM AURANGZEB TO...
  3. spnadmin

    Partition Agony Of Women During The Partition

    http://tribune.com.pk/story/619750/agony-of-women-during-partition/ RAWALPINDI: From an early age, students are taught the basic aspects of the Partition of India more like a chronicle of events, inevitably leading to the vivisection of the subcontinent, without any heed to the true power...
  4. Archived_Member16

    Partition Punjab’s Partition Was Ethnic Cleansing, Says Professor Emeritus At Stockholm University

    Punjab’s Partition was ethnic cleansing, says Professor Emeritus at Stockholm University Aditi Tandon/TNS New Delhi, February 25 For the first time, new facts have come to light about Partition, tracing Punjab's transition, from the land of pluralistic culture to a centre of...
  5. K

    Partition The Partition Of Punjab: A Pakistani Perspective

    The Partition of Punjab: A Pakistani Perspective Book Review by PRAN NEVILE PUNJAB: BLOODIED, PARTITIONED & CLEANSED, by Ishtiaq Ahmed, Rupa, India, 2011, pp 808, Rs. 995. ISBN-HB: 9788129118622 There has been a spate of books on the Partition of Punjab and...
  6. spnadmin

    Partition The 1947 Partition (August 15, 1947) With Photo Essay

    The 1947 Partition: Drawing the Indo-Pakistan Boundary by Lucy Chester The author, a visiting fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University, is a doctoral candidate in history at Yale University. Drawing from her dissertation, she considers here the...
  7. spnadmin

    Partition Partition Violence Still Haunts South Asians

    FREMONT -- The founding of India and Pakistan on Aug. 14, 1947, will be celebrated by more than a billion people Sunday and Monday, but for many who lived through it 64 years ago, their pride will be tempered by memories of massacres, abductions and caravans of refugees 20 miles long. With...
  8. spnadmin

    Partition The Partition & I: What I Lost (from SikhChic)

    The Partition & I: What I Lost by S.J. KAUR In 1947, four Sikhs - a couple, a young man and a teenage girl - fled their respective homes. Uprooted, ravaged, humiliated - all they wanted was to live. And live they did with all the passion of those who have lost -...
  9. Admin

    Partition Partition Woes

    Partition Woes by WILLIAMS COLE An interview of filmmaker Sarah Singh on her award-winning film, "The Sky Below" - which will be screened at The Seventh Annual Spinning Wheel Film Festival in Toronto on September 25-27, 2009 [www.SpinningWheelToronto.com]. In the...
  10. spnadmin

    Partition Partition Blues: Oh The Things We Do To Each Other

    The Partition & I: Oh! The Things We Do To Each Other by KULDIP SINGH NEELAM During the Partition of India in 1947, my family was living in Sheikhupura District next to Lahore on the western side of the new border, now in Pakistan. My father was a government contractor who owned furniture...
  11. K

    Partition The Partition Of India In 1947

    The Partition of India in 1947 November 12th, 2009 by Kuldip Singh Neelam During partition of India in 1947, my family was living in Sheikhupura a district next to Lahore on the western side in West Punjab, now in Pakistan. My father was a Govt. contractor who owned the furniture shops in...
  12. Mai Harinder Kaur

    Partition How One Sikh Village "Saved" Their Women From A Muslim Mob

    We all know that Partition was a terrible time. We all know that horrible atrocities were committed. We all know, we all know. But do we realise? Do we know the extremes that some of our people were forced to - or chose to go to? This very disturbing video is an interview with an elderly...
  13. K

    History A British View Of What Happened At The Time Of Partition

    For full details visit the link below.Rediff On The NeT, Freedom: Alan Campbell-Johnson recalls Lord Louis Mountbatten, India's Independence and Partition Interview given to the news channel Rediff on 27 May 1997...
  14. Admin

    1984 Anti-Sikh Pogrom For Them, It Was Partition Revisited

    TWENTY years ago, for three days, armed mobs had a free run - killing Sikh men, destroying their properties, molesting their women and assaulting their children. Just...
  15. Archived_Member16

    Lest We Forget . Partition Of Punjab

    Lest we forget…. Partition of Punjab Punjab is regarded as as the agricultural bread basket of India. It is a prosperous state, despite the great trauma it and its people have suffered since 1947. This is when partition of this great state began to occur, with two thirds of the population...
  16. drkhalsa

    Sikh News A Partition Story Completed :Rabia Bibi (Agya Kaur)

    A Partition story completed Varinder Walia Tribune News Service . Mr Kesar Singh hugs his sister Rabia Bibi (Agya Kaur) at Attari Railway station on Thursday. — Photo by Rajiv Sharma Attari, January 12 There was moving scene as Rabia Bibi, nee Agya Kaur (72), a resident of Pakistan...
  17. N

    Sikh News Unity Message In Partition Play

    http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=113588 Unity message in partition play Chandigarh Newsline, India - 1 hour ago ... which is the story of two families of a pre-partition Punjabi village, revolves around the happy lives of the Muslim family of Dullah and the Sikh family of ...
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