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'Bharat' the film

We commend the team at Bharat the film for shining light on Partition, a nearly forgotten, yet urgent and significant part of our history.

Salman Khan with The 1947 Partition Archive

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Stories at Mandi House Metro Station, Delhi

Exhibit: Art in the Metro (My Heart Belongs in Delhi, Women During Partition)

An exhibition at the Mandi House Metro Station brought glimpses into Delhi's past through excerpts of oral history.  Quotes from those who fled Delhi in 1947 and those who migrated to Delhi  in 1947 attempt to capture the impacts of Partition on Delhi in 1947. Also included in the display are images from a captivating 2017 exhibit held by The 1947 Partition Archive at the India Habitat Center, entitled 'Women During Partition.'

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Anand Bazaar Patrika

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The 1947 Partition Archive is funded by thousands of community members like you, from across the world, who range in age and have contributed gifts of all sizes. As the Archive has grown, it has garnered support from institutional donors as well. Major donors include (in alphabetical order):