Tagged: Partition

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Look back in hope

Can there be looking ahead without looking back? The 73rd Independence Day of India could be a good time to ask the question. But as Prof. Anjali Roy’s just-released book on the ‘memories and post memories of Partition’ makes obvious, the question is a complicated one, for looking back itself...

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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...