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Amritsar : voices from between India and Pakistan

Author: Ian Talbot; Darshan Singh Tatla
Publisher: Greenford : Seagull, 2007.
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The city of Amritsar has been a focus for political and religious conflict since the partition of 1947. This work brings together 25 first-hand accounts of life in a city at the epicentre of one of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Amritsar.
Greenford : Seagull, 2007
(OCoLC)607439159
Online version:
Amritsar.
Greenford : Seagull, 2007
(OCoLC)609239996
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Talbot; Darshan Singh Tatla
ISBN: 9781905422326 1905422326 1905422334 9781905422333
OCLC Number: 72868925
Description: 234 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The abduction and rehabilitation of women and children, and related issues / Mrs. Anant Kaur --
2. An aristocratic family's experience of partition and the Arya Samaj / Sardar Aridaman Singh Dhillon --
3. Migration from the last Sikh Village in the Chenab Canal Colony / Sardar Bhagwant Singh Khaira --
4. The experiences of a ninety-three-year-old man from Sialkot / Sardar Charan Singh --
5. A clerk flees Lahore under Gurkha Escort / Sardar Dalip Singh --
6. From D.A.V. College, Lahore, to Khalsa College, Amritsar / Sardar Gurbachan Singh Bhatti --
7. Strong bonds between Sikh and Muslim villagers in District Sialkot / Sardar Gurcharan Singh Bhatia --
8. On Sikhs, Muslims, and Hindu 'imperialism' / Sardar Gurdeep Singh Bhatia --
9. The experience of forced migration for the rich and the influential / Dr. Harcharan Singh --
10. A 1948 Sikh migrant from Jammu & Kashmir / Sardar Inderjit Singh --
11. The partition memories of an eminent educationist from the Ramgarhia Sikh Community / Sardar Jagdish Singh --
12. Radical dislocation from Muzaffargarh and relative poverty in Amritsar / Mr. K.B. Lal --
13. The massacre of Sikh women by their own families / Mrs. Kartar Kaur --
14. Escape without injury from the NWFP to Amritsar / Sardar Kuljit Singh Khurana --
15. Memories of life in a refugee camp / Mrs. Kuljeet Kaur --
16. A haveli becomes a Sikh fortress / Mr. M.S. Chawla --
17. A Granthi narrates exactly what happened in a refugee convoy / Sardar Mohan Singh --
18. A Lahore Sikh delegation meets Sardar Patel in August 1947 / Sardar Mohinger Singh --
19. A rare, uneventful crossing from Pakistan to India / Mrs. Nirmala Devi --
20. A Christian preacher's experience of partition / Peter Sadiq --
21. An upper-class army doctor's recollections of partition / Dr. Ranbir Singh --
22. A secular schoolteacher and educationist's nostalgia for his pre-partition homeland / Mr. Roshan Lal --
23. From prosperity to destitution --
a village woman's nightmare journey through the partition riots / Mrs. Satya Vanti --
24. A landed farmer, wounded and reduced to penury by partition / Sardar Tirath Singh --
25. An Arya Samaji philanthropist and original Amritsar resident's memories of 1947 / Vaid Vidya Sagar --
The partition of India : a select annotated bibliography.
Responsibility: edited by Ian Talbot with Darshan Singh Tatla.
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