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Partition, 1947: My Grandmothers & the Inheritance of Loss

Author(s): 
Somya Lakhani
Publisher/Sponsor: 
The Quint
https://www.thequint.com/voices/opinion/76th-independence-day-partition-1947-my-grandmothers-and-the-inheritance-of-loss

A pair of earrings is not all I inherited from my grandparents. They also left me their stories of grief and hope.

Displaced by partition, she visited Pakistan home after 75 years

Author(s): 
Aliza Noor
Publisher/Sponsor: 
Al Jazeera
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/8/13/displaced-by-partition-she-visited-pakistan-home-after-75-years

Last month, 90-year-old Reena Chhibber Varma, undeterred by age and ailments, embarked on a journey that many thought was impossible.

Mapmaking, Partition Stories from 2 Bengals

Debjani Sengupta
Srishti Publishers & Distributors
2008

Bengali Communities in Colonial Assam

Sanghamitra Misra
Asian History
2019

Partition, Migration, and Identity: A Reading of Sundri Uttamchandani’s Deh Thyo Pardeh

Vidya Tewani
mutemelodist
2021

BBC’s “Partition Voices” Chronicles the Reverberating Pain of 1947

Author(s): 
Jasleena Grewal
Publisher/Sponsor: 
Kajal
https://www.kajalmag.com/bbcs-partition-voices-chronicles-the-reverberating-pain-of-1947/

Reena Varma: Teary-eyed Indian welcomed in Pakistan after 75 years

Author(s): 
Shumaila Jaffery
Publisher/Sponsor: 
BBC News
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-62250407

Why the Partition of India and Pakistan still casts a long shadow over the region

Author(s): 
Erin Blakemore
Publisher/Sponsor: 
National Geographic
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/history/article/partition-of-india-and-pakistan-history-legacy

The end of British colonial rule birthed two sovereign nations—but hastily drawn borders caused simmering tensions to boil over. 75 years later, memories of Partition still haunt survivors.

Curating the Partition: dissonant heritage and Indian nation building

Author(s): 
Ted Svensson
Publisher/Sponsor: 
International Journal of Heritage Studies
bit.ly/3ylha0M

The article analyses recent public initiatives to memorialise the establishment of India and Pakistan as postcolonial states in terms of violent partitioning rather than as a successful act of independence from British imperialism. The twin focal points of the article are the Partition Museum in Amritsar and the online 1947 Partition Archive.

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