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...
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
PUNJAB—A HISTORY FROM AURANGZEB TO...
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...
Punjab’s Partition was ethnic cleansing, says Professor Emeritus at Stockholm University
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...
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...
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...
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.
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 -...
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].
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
A Partition story completed
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...
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 ...