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Aug 30, 2018

From Sindh To Bangalore and Back: Rebuilding Our Lives & Revisiting ...

Gul H Gulrajani's family moved from Hyderabad, Sindh in Pakistan to Bangalore, India just before the Partition. Years later, ...
Aug 24, 2018

An Era Of Gandhian Ideals: An Octogenarian Remembers The Freedom Movement

Vatsala Parthasarathy, 82, remembers a time when life was lived by simple Gandhian ideals. She cherishes the memory of the gr...
Aug 21, 2018

Sheshagiri and Friends: Pre-Independence Memories of Belgaum

My father was 12 when R.K. Narayan published Swami and Friends in 1935. Appa grew up in Belgaum, in an environment much like ...
Aug 17, 2018

Memories of 1947: Of Bronze Medallions & Independence Day ...

Writer, musician and activist Sakuntala Narsimhan shared her memories of 1947 and the later years with the members of Nightin...
Aug 16, 2018

Partition 1947: “Mataji Says We Have to Move”

An excerpt from the book Yarn: An Interwoven Memoir, which follows the life of Shyama, whose life was disrupted, at the age o...
Aug 15, 2018

Meet Aanchal Malhotra: The Girl Documenting Material Memories From The ...

Aanchal Malhotra is documenting our subcontinent's shared past with her book and digital museum of material memory. Read her ...
Aug 14, 2018

A Legacy To Remember: My Father Sheltered Refugees During Partition 1947

Gunmala Jain, 79, was born in 1939. She remembers the mayhem and chaos in Old Delhi during Partition 1947 and the act of kind...
Aug 13, 2018

Of Ivory Toys and Poisoned Sweet Limes – Memories of Partition 1947

Partition 1947 – Col Swarup Lal Kapur narrates poignant memories of his home and a box of ivory toys that still come back to ...
Aug 06, 2018

My Mother’s Memories: Growing Up Among the Pathans of Peshawar

My mother's memories of a childhood home in Peshawar and living among the Pathans of the Frontier. How the Partition changed ...
Aug 03, 2018

How The Citizens Archive Of India is Recording Memories Of The ...

The young people at Citizens Archive of India are archiving memories of  people who lived through the pre-independence years ...

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