Partition trauma and social identity

Print edition : January 04, 2019

Circa 1947/1948: At a camp for displaced Indian Muslims near Humayun’s Tomb in New Delhi, during the period of unrest following Partition. Photo: AFP

Circa 1947/1948: Sikh refugees at a relief camp at Khalsa College in Amritsar, Punjab, following the unrest in the wake of Partition. Photo: AFP

The book focusses on the psychological and social dimensions of the distress and trauma emerging out of Partition, but a discussion on the rhizomatic web of caste is absent in Partition studies.
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