Partition of India
The Partition of India was the partition of the British Indian Empire that led to the creation of the sovereign states of the Dominion of Pakistan (it later split into the Islamic Republic of Pakista...
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Radcliffe Line
The Radcliffe Line was published on 17 August 1947 as a boundary demarcation line between India and Pakistan upon the Partition of India. The Radcliffe Line was named after its architect, Sir Cyril Ra...
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Partition of Bengal (1947)
The Partition of Bengal in 1947, part of the Partition of India, was a religiously based partition that divided the British Indian province of Bengal between India and Pakistan. Predominantly Hindu We...
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Indo-Pakistani wars and conflicts
Since the partition of British India in 1947 and creation of modern republics of India and Pakistan, the two South Asian countries have been involved in four wars, including one undeclared war, as wel...
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Artistic depictions of the partition of India
The partition of India and the associated bloody riots inspired many creative minds in India and Pakistan to create literary/cinematic depictions of this event. While some creations depicted the massa...
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Delhi Emergency Committee
The Delhi Emergency Committee was a unit of civil servants, police officials and emergency volunteers assembled by the Government of India in the immediate aftermath of the independence and partition ...
Ahmadiyya Militia
The Ahmadiyya Militia was raised during the 1947 Partition of India to protect the members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim branch from sectarian violence, based on the guidance from their founder, Ahmad, that...
East Bengali refugees
East Bengali Refugees refers to the people who left East Bengal following the partition of Bengal, which was part of the independence of India and Pakistan in 1947. A majority of these refugees were H...
Pakistan Movement
The Pakistan Movement or Tehrik-e-Pakistan (Urdu: تحریک پاکستان‎ — Taḥrīk-i Pākistān) was a historic and subsequently successful political movement that aimed for the independence of Pakista...
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1946 Cabinet Mission to India
The United Kingdom Cabinet Mission of 1946 to India aimed to discuss and plan for the transfer of power from the British Government to Indian leadership, providing India with independence. Formulated ...
Khaksars
The Khaksar movement (Urdu: تحریکِ خاکسار‎) was a social movement based in Lahore, British India, established by Allama Mashriqi in 1931 to free India from the rule of the British Empire and...
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Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Muhammad Ali Jinnah (/ɑːˈliː/;  Arabic pronunciation , born Mahomedali Jinnahbhai; 25 December 1876 – 11 September 1948) was a lawyer, politician, and the founder of Pakistan. Jinnah s...
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Pinjar (novel)
Pinjar (Punjabi: ਪਿੰਜਰ, Urdu: پنجر‎, Hindi: पिंजर, English/Translation: The Skeleton) is a 1950 Punjabi novel written by noted poet and novelist Amrita Pritam. It is the story of a H...
Ajj akhaan Waris Shah nu
Ajj akhaan Waris Shah nun (Punjabi: اَج آکھاں وارث شاہ نُوں, ਅੱਜ ਆਖਾਂ ਵਾਰਸ ਸ਼ਾਹ ਨੂੰ) is a famous dirge by the renowned Punjabi writer and poet Amrita Pritam (1919-2005) about the horrors of the partit...
Indian integration of Junagadh
Junagadh was a princely state of India, located in what is now Gujarat, outside but under the suzerainty of British India. In the independence and partition of India of 1947, the 562 princely states w...
Jinnah Tower
Jinnah Tower is a monument in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh dedicated to the founding father of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah. The landmark was intentionally located on Mahatma Gandhi Road, the main artery of...
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Custodian for Enemy Property for India
The Custodian of Enemy Property for India is an Indian government department that is empowered to appropriate property in India owned by Pakistani nationals. After the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965, the ...
Punjab Boundary Force
The Punjab Boundary Force was an ad hoc military force to restore law and order during the communal carnages of the partition of India in the Punjab. The force was based on the 4th Indian Division and...
Fourteen Points of Jinnah
The Fourteen Points of Jinnah were proposed by Muhammad Ali Jinnah as a constitutional reform plan to safeguard the political rights of Muslims in a self-governing India. A comparison of the Nehru Rep...
Pakistan Declaration
Pakistan Declaration (titled Now or Never; Are We to Live or Perish Forever?) was a pamphlet written and published by Choudhary Rahmat Ali, on 28 January 1933, in which the word Pakstan (without the l...
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Vested Property Act (Bangladesh)
The Vested Property Act is a controversial law in Bangladesh that allows the Government to confiscate property from individuals it deems as an enemy of the state. Before the independence of Bangladesh...
Direct Action Day
Direct Action Day (Bengali: প্রত্যক্ষ সংগ্রাম দিবস) (16 August 1946), also known as the Great Calcutta Killings, was a day of widespread riot and manslaughter between Hindus and Muslims in the cit...
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Governor's House (Karachi)
The Governor's House (Urdu: گورنر ہاؤس‎; previously known as the Government House, Governor-General's House and President's House) in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan is the official residence of th...
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