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Reliving the Partition in Eastern India: Memories of and Memoirs by Women across the Borders

Sharmistha Chatterjee Sriwastav
Rupkatha Journal

Of “other” histories and identities: partition novels from the Indian subcontinent

Vishnupriya Sengupta
Taylor & Francis Online

Ever since the Partition, novelists on either side of the India–Pakistan border have used fictional space imaginatively to formulate discourses on a humanistically-centred, multiplistically-defined Other identity, which writes itself into existence through the prism of the novelists’ contextual present. In this article, I will focus on three partition narratives: Salman Rushdie's Midnight's children (1980), Bapsi Sidhwa's Ice candy man (1988) and Amitav Ghosh's The shadow lines (1988).

"Collection and Preservation of Painful Memories of Refugee Women Survived during Partition: An Overview"

Kaur, Trishanjit

The Partition Museum Project

The Arts and Cultural Heritage Trust
Kishwar Desai
LSE: South Asia Centre

The main focus of the The Arts and Cultural Heritage Trust is to set up a Partition Museum. The Partition Museum Project (TPMP) was initiated by The Arts and Cultural Heritage Trust (TAACHT), in early 2015, to work towards the establishment of a world class, physical museum, dedicated to the memory of the Partition in 1947 — its victims, its survivors and its lasting legacy. In one of the greatest and most painful upheavals of contemporary history, over twenty million migrated to a new homeland on the other side of a quickly demarcated border, leaving behind precious memories.

Common Heritage

S.S. Ikramullah
Oxford University Press

I Warned My Countrymen: Being the Collected Works 1945-50 of Sarat Chandra Bose

Sarat Chandra Bose
Sisir Kumar Bose
Netaji Research Bureau

Indian Memory Project: 1947 India Pakistan Partition Archives

Anusha Yadav
The Memory Company

From website: "Indian Memory Project is an online, curated, visual and narrative based archive that traces a history of the Indian Subcontinent, via photographs and letters found in personal archives. Contextualised with narratives, the photographs & letters (contributed by people all over the world) reveal a powerful and historical palimpsest of a largely undocumented society and sub-continent.

1947: The Year of Partition


This website provides first-hand accounts of people’s own experiences and memories of partition. It also provides reflections on the actions of political leaders during partition.

India of the Past: Preserving Memories of India and Indians

Subodh Mathur

This website is "preserving memories of India and Indians." It features written interviews, exposing the personal stories of people's first-hand experiences during important times of Indian History.