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A Mother's Last Three Wishes Before Dying!

I lost my parents in 2015. Mother was terminally ill at the time of death; in fact she was in coma for a month before leaving for her final journey.  662 more words


Viceroy's house

Viceroy’s house is a historical drama about Lord Louis Mountbatten’s attempt to oversee the transition of India under a British rule to independent country. Mountbatten ( 323 more words


Independence Day & The Tales of Terror


“At the stroke of midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. A moment comes which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new, then an age ends, and when the soul of a nation, long suppressed, finds utterance. 385 more words

New Play "Lions and Tigers" at the Shakespeare's Globe in London

A new play by leading playwright Tanika Gupta premieres at the Shakespeare Globe on 23rd August 2017 until 16th September 2017. Based on the true story of her great uncle and freedom fighter Dinesh Gupta, … 76 more words

Partition Of India

Partition, 70 years on

So much reading material is available on the formation of Pakistan that it’s hard for someone as clueless as me to decipher what’s true anymore. But there is one tale that seems quite indisputable – that for almost 1000 years different religious groups co-existed here in harmony, as a family, embracing one another’s traditions. 721 more words


An excerpt from Shankha Ghosh’s Partition novella, ‘The Rows of Areca Nut Trees’

By Shankha Ghosh
Translated by Mosarrap H Khan

Translator’s note:

The following excerpt is from Shankha Ghosh’s Bengali novella, Supuriboner Sari (The Rows of Areca Nut Trees). 2,597 more words

10 Partition – India – Independence August Events in the UK

1 August – 27 October 2017

Exhibition: Freedom and Fragmentation: Images of Decolonisation and Partition from the Centre of South Asian Studies Archive

Cambridge University, Alison Richard Building… 271 more words