The partition of india led to the creation on august 14, 1947, and august 15, 1947, respectively, of two sovereign states, upon the granting of independence. The birth and partition of a nation: india's independence told in photos armin rosen the full cost of partition has yet to be fully paid armin rosen is a former writer and. The partition of india (hindi: हिंदुस्तान का बटवारा hindustān ka batwārā, hindustani: ہندوستان کی تقسیم (nastaleeq) hindustān ki taqseem) was the partition of british india on the basis of. The partition of india led to the creation on 14 august 1947 and 15 august 1947, respectively, of the sovereign states, dominion of pakistan (later islamic republic of pakistan) and union of. The partition of india split british india into the countries of india and pakistan in 1947 this partition was part of the end of british rule over the indian subcontinent, called british.
Partition of india latest breaking news, pictures, videos, and special reports from the economic times partition of india blogs, comments and archive news on economictimescom. More than a million people were killed and many millions more displaced by indian partition readers share their memories of the forced migration. Select research bibliography on the partition of india compiled by vinay lal, department of history, ucla i: official and semi-official documents. 1217 words essay on the partition of india august 14th, 1947 saw the birth of the new islamic republic known as pakistan at midnight the next day india won its freedom from colonial rule.
All muslims did not leave india at the time of partition because all muslims never asked for creation of pakistan there were many muslims who fought for a united india notable among them. The partition of india was (1947) the division of the presidencies and provinces of british india conceived under the two-nation theory that resulted in formation of two independent. The partition of india was the process of dividing the subcontinent along sectarian lines, which took place in 1947 as india gained its independence from the british raj the northern.
The indian subcontinent was partitioned into hindu-dominated but nominally secular india and the newly created muslim state of pakistan after india’s independence from great britain in 1947. By mytheli sreenivas map of the partition of india and pakistan in 1947 this year marks the 70 th anniversary of two nations, india and pakistantheir independence from the british empire. What effects did the 1947 partition have on india, pakistan, and bangladesh update cancel what effects did the 1947 partition of india have on people in pakistan what effects did. The partition of british india in august 1947 not only created two new independent nations, india and pakistan, but also resulted in one of the greatest forced migrations in human history. Partition of india the stage was thus set for the june 3 plan under which power was to be transferred by the british to two successor states on august 15, 1947 what gandhi has feared had.
English: the partition of india (hindi: हिंदुस्तान का बटवारा, devanagari: hindustān ka batwārā, hindustani: ہندوستان کی تقسیم (nastaleeq) hindustān ki taqseem) was the partition of british. Reasons for partition india and pakistan won independence in august 1947, following a nationalist struggle lasting nearly three decades it set a vital precedent for the negotiated winding. Definitions of partition of india, synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of partition of india, analogical dictionary of partition of india (english. The partition of india has been one of the most defining events in the history of the subcontinent it was the largest migration in human history happened in 1947 at partition museum. The partition of india at the end of 350 years of british rule in 1947 resulted in riots, looting, murders and a flood of 15 million refugees the division of the former british possession.
Other articles where history of india is discussed: india: history: the indian subcontinent, the great landmass of south asia, is the home of one of the world’s oldest and most influential. A thorough look into the origins and history of the division of india from after near 300 years of british presence in the country. The prevailing religions of the british indian empire based on the census of india, 1901 the partition of india was the division of british india in 1947 which accompanied the creation of.
70 years later, survivors recall the horrors of india-pakistan partition by vidhi doshi and vidhi doshi this year marks the 70th anniversary of the partition of india,. A thorough knowledge about partition of india by shishir_srivastava_6 in types presentations.