i used to wonder / what caused so much conflict / purple blue bodies / lying unclaimed / on both sides.
Uprooted by the Partition: Witnessing the Chaos Before and After
Despite living in several cities across India over the past 50 years and thinking of myself as more Indian than English, I cannot look upon August 15 as Independence …
Freedom, the Shackled Architecture of Life
'The refurbished facade of freedom by periodic celebrations / sentinels the little nascent life / from the darkness...'
Hearing My Grandmother’s Stories of Partition Gave Me a New Lease on Life
A Gen-Z writer narrates how he grew up listening to stories of Partition from his grandparents about the chaos of the border crossing from a newly-minted Pakistan and the …