Independence Day: This family recalls blood-shed, loss, destruction and shock of partition
Aug 15, 2019, 4:11 PM IST
On Independence Day, one major event that followed the announcement of freedom of India and Pakistan in 1947 was the partition. It was not only about formation of two independent countries, but was also about parting people from their families, friends and the land where they were born and had grown up. Here’s why August 15 still sends shivers down the spine of Kaur’s family. They had to flee the murderous path to reach India from Islamabad.