Journal of Migration Affairs
Sumallya Mukhopadhyay (email@example.com) is research scholar at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi.
This paper studies the 1947 Partition of India, more specifically the Partition of Bengal, which took place along with the Independence of India and Pakistan. Discourses around the Partition— an event of enduring socio-political significance — have predominantly focused on the moment of rupture that compelled individuals as well as their families to cross the Radcliffe Line1 in search of a distant land touted as the safe haven. The word ‘safe’ here is loaded with significance.READ MORE