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The Mulberry Tree GURVINDER KAUR
He enjoyed looking at the long wine red shahtoot dripping with delicious goodness ...
The Partition & Destruction of Punjab JASJIT SINGH DHANOA
Today marks the beginning of a time of mourning, as it marks the death of one million people. The ones killing each other were Punjabi.
The Other Side Of Silence A Book Review by MANJIT SINGH
Seeing the conditions of the victims in the 1984 Delhi refugee camps where she was helping-out, the author was able to understand more deeply what must have happened in Punjab in 1947.
Britain Systematically Destroyed Records Of Its Colonial Crimes by IAN COBAIN, OWEN BOWCOTT & RICHARD NORTON-TAYLOR
Thousands of documents detailing some of the most shameful acts and crimes committed during the final years of the British empire were systematically destroyed ...
A Tale of Three Cities:
Lahore, Amritsar & Ferozepur
by HARJAP SINGH AUJLA
The geographical proximity of Lahore, Amritsar and Ferozepore to each other and the post-Independence rehabilitation policy has kept these districts culturally linked ...
Across River Raavi
READINGS ON PUNJAB - Jaipur Literature Festival
Inspired by Sampooran Singh Gulzar's book of short stories, a session of readings on Punjab was held recently at the literary fest.
Toba Tek Singh by SAADAT HASAN MANTO, Translated from Urdu by FRANCES W. PRITCHETT
Two or three years after Partition, it occurred to the governments of Pakistan and India that, like criminal offenders, lunatics too ought to be exchanged.
Old Soldiers Look Back:
Warriors After War
A Book Review by REGINALD MASSEY
Nehru disliked men in uniform and believed that there was no difference between Indian and Pakistani generals ... He memorably wrote to Bertrand Russell lamenting the rise of a military mentality in India.
Happy 542nd Birthday! by TAREK FATAH
The tragedy that befell the Sikhs at Partition was ominous. As a result of the creation of the Islamic State of Pakistan, the Sikhs lost absolute access to their sacred sites, their Mecca, their Jerusalem.
Researcher Seeks Your Help on 1947/1984 Project by SHRUTI DEVGAN
I am seeking help for my doctoral dissertation which is tentatively entitled: "Through the Crevices of Memory: Commemoration Practices Among the Sikh Diaspora in the United States."