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Legislative politics in pre partition Bengal 1937 to 1947

Jahanara Begum
University of Calcutta

Partition of India A study among the migrants in West Bengal

Paulomi Saha
University of Kalyani

Prelude to partition consolidation of muslim league 1936 43

Soumini Singh
Chhatrapati Sahuji Maharaj University

The partition in fictional and film versions : A critical study of the novels and the films based on partition

Premal R Yagnik
Saurashtra University

A critical evaluation of some english novels on partition of India with special reference to Ahia Hosain and Khushwant Singh

Humera Khatoon
Aligarh Muslim University

Contesting refugeehood: squatting as survival in post-partition Calcutta

Romola Sanyal
Taylor and Francis Online

In the aftermath of conflicts, refugees are often treated as helpless victims of trauma in need of international aid and intervention. Refugees can and do however move beyond the culture of dependency to create sustainable existences within their new environments. While much attention is given to the politics of displacement, humanitarian intervention and human rights of refugees, little is written about the ways in which refugees actually live, particularly those who have chosen to settle themselves rather than allow outside powers to intervene in their settlement choices.

Partition of the Indian armed forces between India and Pakistan

Sharmila Singh
Jawaharlal Nehru University

The silence of partition: borders, trauma, and partition history

Jennifer Yusin
Taylor & Francis Online

In contrast to the story of the 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan as an epiphenomenal event of independence, this article suggests that the division of British India signaled a unique rupture in which the creation of borders became the defining traumatic event of that history.

From Dandakaranya to Marichjhapi: rehabilitation, representation and the partition of Bengal (1947)

Debjani Sengupta
Taylor & Francis Online

The Partition of India (1947) is commonly understood as a violent territorial and political separation of peoples, their forced evictions and migration as well as communal upheavals. But India's Partition can be seen as something more than separation of communities and the creation of distinct national identities. This paper suggests that refugee rehabilitation, one of the important processes of the post-Partition years, formed the rubric through which we remember 1947.