Punjab

14. Sep 2012

Ethnic cleansing and genocidal massacres 65 years ago by Ishtiaq Ahmed

India, InFocus, minorities, Nation-building, Pakistan, politics, Punjab, refugees, terror

One of the completest cases of ethnic cleansing – that entailed the murder of 500,000-800,000 Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs – took place in 1947 in the Punjab Province of British India. Until now very little research had been conducted on it though in Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi literature the horrors of the partition have figured […]

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