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Kartarpur Corridor: Sacred Geography

Nonica Datta

Can the Kartarpur Corridor Transcend the Wounds of Partition?

Blood in the Sand

A line drawn in Afghanistan which changed the history of the subcontinent forever

Partition: Lives Apart

Three contrarian Partition stories: a Punjabi Muslim, a Frontier Pathan, and a sensationalist

Was Partition Inevitable?

It was about human frailty: stubbornness, inexperience and ambition

Movie Review: Begum Jaan

Cinematic and historical references aside, Begum Jaan is a disappointingly loud and hectoring film

Viceroy’s House: Ghost House of History

What’s Wrong with Gurinder Chadha’s Middlebrow Partition Thriller?

India’s Partition: Back to Midnight

A dramatic new study of Partition and a valuable anthology from the scene of the historic divide

An Absent Memory of a Community

In her book, Sindh: Stories from a Vanished Homeland, Saaz Agarwal explores why the region continues to remain a collective blind spot of Partition, even for Sindhis who fled to India and then tried to erase it from memory. An extract:

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