Partition of British India

Introduction by Dr Eleanor Newbigin

How we see and describe the events of August 1947 in British India has changed a lot over the 70 years since they took place. At the time, Indian and Pakistani leaders proclaimed the end of colonial enslavement and the birth of a free nation…. SEE MORE

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Viceroy of India: Lord and Lady Mountbatten at their investiture ceremony in New Delhi © IWM (IND 5295)

Viceroy of India: Lord and Lady Mountbatten at their investiture ceremony in New Delhi © IWM (IND 5295)

PARTITION OF BRITISH INDIA

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  • Introduction and Timeline of Events

  • Living Through Conflict

  • People Profiles

  • Artistic and literary responses

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Introduction and Timeline of Events

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BRITISH CABINET MISSION TO INDIA, 1946 © IWM (IND 5092)

BRITISH CABINET MISSION TO INDIA, 1946 © IWM (IND 5092)

Living through Conflict

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Map "Prevailing Religions of the British Indian Empire, 1909

Map "Prevailing Religions of the British Indian Empire, 1909

People Profiles

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Viceroy of India: Lord and Lady Mountbatten meet Mr Mohammed Ali Jinnah, the future leader of Pakistan © IWM (IND 5302)

Viceroy of India: Lord and Lady Mountbatten meet Mr Mohammed Ali Jinnah, the future leader of Pakistan © IWM (IND 5302)

Artistic and literary responses

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Margaret Bourke-White, war correspondent working

Margaret Bourke-White, war correspondent working

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