Partition

YouTube channel 'Punjabi Lehr' reunites over 200 Partition families from India and Pakistan

Nasir Dhillon, who runs his YouTube channel with over 531,000 subscribers, says the Punjabi Lehr's aim is "to bridge a gap between the peoples of East and West Punjab, created by Partition."

published on : 15th January 2022

Fragments of a wounded past

Ananya Bhardwaj has created a repository of shared memories, oral history, as well as material possessions of people across regions like Punjab, West Bengal, Lahore, Peshawar, and more.

published on : 12th January 2022

'Veer Savarkar' book review: The Great Indian Hero conundrum

Uday Mahurkar and Chirayu Pandit's book is an attempt at seeking answers to the question whether Hindutva could have prevented Partition.

published on : 9th January 2022

UK tribunal to decide on Mountbatten diaries dating back to India-Pakistan Partition

The UK Cabinet Office maintains that most of the information is already in the public domain and any withheld aspects 'would compromise the UK's relations with other states'.

published on : 17th November 2021

Past Masters: How books and archives protect familial legacy and heritage

Conservators of personal history are protecting familial legacy through bespoke books, archives, legacy food projects, heritage textiles and curated conversations.

published on : 17th October 2021

Remembering Partition horrors and divisive agendas

Some seek to use such tragedies not for the cause of oneness, but to generate the poison of hatred that led to those horrors  

published on : 30th August 2021

No partition if Godse had killed Jinnah: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut 

Raut also said that if Nathuram Godse had killed Jinnah, 'who was responsible for creating Pakistan', instead of Mahatma Gandhi, the partition could have been avoided.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Mere symbolism won't remove pain of partition: Shiv Sena

The editorial claimed the seeds of the two-nation theory were sown first by Sir Syed Ahmed when he said "Hindus and Muslims were two separate nations".

published on : 16th August 2021

PM Narendra Modi's Partition Horrors Remembrance Day 'political stunt': Pakistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that August 14 will now be observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day.

published on : 15th August 2021

CPM hits out at Modi government over its decision to observe Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

The government has said the decision would be a fitting tribute to all those who lost their lives due to the partition of the nation and were displaced from their roots.

published on : 14th August 2021

'Divisive, diversionary politics': Congress on PM's call to observe Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

The government has said the decision will be a fitting tribute to all those who lost their lives due to the partition of the nation and were displaced from their roots.

published on : 14th August 2021

After PM's announcement, Home Ministry notifies August 14 as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

PM Modi has said that August 14 will be observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day in the memory of the struggles and sacrifices of people, saying the pain of partition can never be forgotten.

published on : 14th August 2021

Rightful tribute to those who suffered due to Congress' ambition: BJP on Partition day announcement

Former BJP chief and Union Minister Amit Shah congratulated the prime minister for his "sensitive decision" while asserting that the wound of the Partition cannot be described in words.

published on : 14th August 2021

August 14 to be observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day: PM Modi

Modi noted that millions of people were displaced and many lost their lives due to mindless hate and violence caused by the partition.

published on : 14th August 2021

Why Bengal, which has faced map-maker's scalpel before, is troubled by idea of 'partition'

The last nail in the coffin of united Bengal was struck in June 1947, when the legislative assembly voted for partition.

published on : 4th July 2021
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