DILA: (The Story of an Unknown Indian)

DILA: (The Story of an Unknown Indian)

by D K Saha

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Overview

Subsequent to division of India in 1945 into two Sovereign States of 'India' and 'Pakistan' (West and East Pakistan, East Pakistan subsequently became a new sovereign country of Bangladesh), devastating communal riots were engineered by 'Religious fanatics' causing greatest Human Migration across the borders of newly born twin states. Millions of Hindus and Muslims fled each others' borders leaving behind their hearth and homes. While fleeing, the joint family got fragmented and Dila's parents escaped to Calcutta (now Kolkata) of Sovereign India, but had extreme difficulties to survive. This book tells the story of effect of migration on a joint family, its break-up and ultimate survival of few of its members. Division of countries and human migrations caused same fate for many families at that time, this book reflects the story of one.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781478764960
Publisher: Outskirts Press, Inc.
Publication date: 11/12/2015
Pages: 138
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.32(d)

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