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Diving Deeper into Narrative of Indian Partition; Literature's Role in a holistic understanding of Partition

Bhumika Hooda
O.P.Jindal Global University

India and Pakistan will celebrate their 74th Independence Day this year. Both the countries have come far from their situation on the eve of independence, in terms of infrastructure, economy, globalization and overall development. Yet, the ghost of horrendous partition continues to haunt both nations, with the relationship between India and Pakistan still strained after more than half a century. It is finally time to understand the totality of partition to overcome these differences and come to terms with the past.