Tagged: Partition

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Look back in hope

The just released book by Prof. Anjali Roy, a Partition scholar at IIT Kharagpur, looks into the afterlife of this traumatic event in the subcontinent’s history Can there be looking ahead without looking back? The 73rd Independence Day of India could be a good time to ask the question. But...

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Beyond the horror and heartbreak of Partition

Dr Anjali Gera Roy’s ongoing project, “After Partition: Post-memories of the Afterlife of Partition 1947”, is part of the worldwide initiative to record the stories of the victims of Partition as they orally recount their horror and heartbreak A house by the river. Moonshine on the waters. And an amazing...