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Stories about the partition of India

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Published by Indus in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Alok Bhalla. Vol.3.
ContributionsBhalla, Alok.
The Physical Object
Pagination261p.
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15311214M
ISBN 108172231210
OCLC/WorldCa164928174

  Untold stories of loss from partition. India’s survivors of partition break long silence. Today’s coverage from Post correspondents around the .   He urged Gurinder to read a book called Shadow Of The Great Game, by Narendra Singh Serila, a maharajah who served Mountbatten in India after partition. Read More Related ArticlesAuthor: Warren Manger.

  Watch some of the untold stories of Partition of India and Indian Independence as narrated by Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Watch some of the untold stories of Partition of India and Indian.   • Partition Voices: Untold British Stories by Kavita Puri is published by Bloomsbury (£20). To order a copy go to or call Free UK p&p over £15, online.

  A newly released book based on the life stories of twenty-one extraordinary individuals who were deeply affected by the Partition, yet went on to achieve greatness in Independent India. "During the mayhem of the Partition, lakhs of people lost their homes and livelihoods, while lakhs died. It was a time of catastrophic loss. Get this from a library! Stories about the partition of India. [Alok Bhalla;] -- Comprehensive selection of stories chiefly from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.


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About The Book When the first three volumes of the Stories about the Partition of India were published more than a decade ago, they were widely acknowledged as the most comprehensive collection of texts in English translations from the three countries of the : Alok Bhalla.

Stories About The Partition Of India book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Be the first to ask a question about Stories About The Partition Of India Lists with This Book.

Books about the Indian Subcontinental Partition. 88 books — 87 voters Trivia About Stories About The No trivia or quizzes yet/5.

About The Book When the first three volumes of the Stories about the Partition of India were published more than a decade ago, they were widely acknowledged as the most comprehensive collection of texts in English translations from the three countries of the subcontinent.

The result of this extensive research is a path breaking book- Shadow of The Great Game, The Untold Story of India’s Partition. Sarila has the right credentials to write this tale.

Son of the Maharaja of Sarila, he was the Aide de Camp of Mountbatten in and served in the Indian. - Buy Stories About the Partition of India: Volumes 1 to 3 book online at best prices in India on Read Stories About the Partition of India: Volumes 1 to 3 book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders.4/5(1).

Stories About the Partition of India Volume IV by Alok Bhalla, with 48 short stories brought together from different languages and parts of the subcontinent, is of interest, not only to the general readers, but also to research scholars.4/5(1).

The Broken Mirror by Krishna Baldev Vaid tells the story of Beero and his group of friends against a backdrop of partition of India. Beero’s passage through adolescence is told through a series of eccentric characters.

When partition becomes a reality, in a time of terror and carnage, the insane turn out be the only ones sane. Unbordered Memories. The partition of India and Pakistan led to the largest mass migration in human history of some million people wit h Muslims migrating from present day India to present day Pakistan and Bangladesh (which was then known as East Pakistan) and Hindus migrating to present day India although many decided to stay in their ancestral lands.

The borders were hurriedly drawn up by. Joshi has spent the last 15 months crisscrossing the country interviewing about people to record oral histories including the partition of India. An Epic Unwritten: The Penguin Book of Partition Stories. Muhammad Umar Memon. Penguin Books India.

An Indian Freedom Fighter Recalls Her Life. Manmohini Zutshi Sahgal. Geraldine Hancocke Forbes. Sharpe. An Appraisal of Wali Khan's Untold Story of India's Partition. Salahuddin Khan. By far the best resource on the partition of India is the book - The shadow of the Great Game - The Untold Story of India's Partition, by Narendra Singh Sarila - an ADC to Mountbatten in One of the best things about this book is the extensive research put into it.

Manto’s most celebrated Partition story, “Toba Tek Singh,” proceeds from a simple premise, laid out in the opening lines: Two or three years after the Partition, it occurred to the governments. Time Magazine cover, Octo "India, Liberty and Death" Reviewed by Ali Raza Alok Bhalla, in his introduction to the multi-volume Stories About the Partition of India, writes that.

A select list of Indian Publications on the Partition of India (Punjab & Bengal), Part 1 List No. Books (India) [Listing as of 9 May ] |. Stories from the partition of India in have always piqued my interest, given that my own grandparents came to India from Sindh (now in Pakistan) to start afresh.

The Partition of India in resulted in the largest mass-migration of people in the world till date. In recent years, testimonies of these migrations from those who witnessed the event have begun to emerge, resulting in a better understand of the Partition.

It is a very keenly observed story that finds a dark humor in the shooting of a dog during the war that resulted from the partition of India.

Saadat Hasan Monto ( Samrala, Punjab, India) was a very prolific writer but it is for his work as the literary chronicler of the terrible human consequences of the Partition of India into the two countries of Pakistan and India that he is best known.

Here are some heart-wrenching stories from refugees who came to India during the Partition and the pain they continue to live with: Source: Sruti Lodha talks to Author: Grace Bains.

The Guide is a novel written in English by the Indian author R. Narayan. Like most of his works, the novel is based on Malgudi, the fictional town in South India. The novel describes the transformation of the protagonist, Raju, from a tour guide to a spiritual guide and then one of the greatest holy men of India.

Reasons for partition. India and Pakistan won independence in Augustfollowing a nationalist struggle lasting nearly three decades. It set a vital precedent for the negotiated winding up of. The Partition of India was an ugly part of Indian, Pakistani and even British history.

But among the brutalities of this shared experience of our past, there were also moments of friendship and love and hope. PICTURE BOOKS. Mukand and Riaz “The story is set against the background of the partition of India and Pakistan in Partition Of India The Partition of India led to the creation of two sovereign states, the Dominion of Pakistan (later Islamic Republic of Pakistan) and the Union of India (later Republic of India) on Aug and August 15respectively upon the granting of independence to British India by the United Size: 1MB.Freedom at Midnight () is a book by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre.

It describes events around Indian independence and partition inbeginning with the appointment of Lord Mountbatten of Burma as the last viceroy of British India, and ending with the death and funeral of Mahatma Gandhi.