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2. How did individuals living in the subcontinent experience partition?3. How did partition lead to increased segregation and religious division?4. How do the legacies of partition affect India and Pakistan today?
WWW.CHOICES.EDUWATSONINSTITUTEFORINTERNATIONALSTUDIES, BROWNUNIVERSITYTHECHOICESPROGRAMIndian Independence and theQuestion of PartitionGraphic Organizer39TRBAfter PartitionName:______________________________________________KashmirThe Line of Control dividesKashmir into areas controlled by______________and ______________.What are some of the challenges that people inKashmir face today?East PakistanRegions of which two provinces becameEast Pakistan?How did the central government of Pakistan attempt toassimilate East Pakistan after partition?What country did East Pakistan become in 1971?West PakistanWhich provinces made up WestPakistan? (see map p. 51)BengalList three reasons people in Bengalleft their homes after partition.a.b.c.PunjabHow did the governments of Indiaand Pakistan attempt to address the issueof religious minorities in East and West Punjab?How many Punjabis crossed the border?
THECHOICESPROGRAMWATSONINSTITUTEFORINTERNATIONALSTUDIES, BROWNUNIVERSITYWWW.CHOICES.EDUIndian Independence and theQuestion of PartitionDay Five40TRBName:______________________________________________Partition Stories: WorksheetInstructions:The following excerpts come from personal accounts and interviews with peoplewho lived through the partition of 1947.Read the excerpts your teacher has assigned you and thencomplete the worksheet. As you read, use different colors to mark 1) words or phrases that you do notunderstand; 2) any reference to events described in the reading; and 3) sentences that you think arethe most important or surprise you in some way. Be prepared to share your answers with the class.Source ASource BWho is theauthor ofthis story?What regions,cities, or townsare mentioned?What experiencesof partitiondoes the authordescribe?What is themost interestingor powerfulaspect of thestory for you?What do thesestories tellyou about theexperience ofliving throughpartition?
WWW.CHOICES.EDUWATSONINSTITUTEFORINTERNATIONALSTUDIES, BROWNUNIVERSITYTHECHOICESPROGRAMIndian Independence and theQuestion of PartitionDay Five41TRBName:______________________________________________Partition StoriesSource 1: From “RememberingPartition, Part 2,” a series ofinterviews byThe Guardian, a Britishnewspaper, August 15, 2007.Below is a transcription of a video inter-view with Dr. Gautam Sachdev, a Hindi poetand novelist. Sachdev’s family left their homenear Lahore after partition.“I was eight years old when the partitionof India was announced.“I can’t describe in words. There’s thestreet where our home was [pointing to aphotograph in a family album]. This probablyis the home. In terms of our family, my father’sfriend suggested, ‘Don’t live here, leave it!This will be a very dangerous place.’ And myfather insisted, ‘No, we won’t go.’ I cannot for-get. The people who were leaving...my fatherused to make fun of them saying, ‘Oh, he’s a

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Charlatay
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British Raj, British East India Company

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