A lowdown on literature that dwells on the days and months leading up to the partitioning of India in August 1947.
We have been trained to remember the Partition in a certain way but that memory is not perfect. Uncovering stories from the peripheries of caste and geography helps us understand the plurality of the Partition and the...
The book says, Hindus were "thugs" who "massacred Muslims, confiscated their property, and forced them to leave India". The books also refer to Hindus as "traitorous"
From Kashmir to the Northeast, from wounds of the partition to post-independence India, the narrative of violence and displacement needs an inclusive space of expression for voices that have not been heard