A Sikh man carrying his wife on his shoulders, migrating to Punjab after the partition of India, 1947.  Photograph by Margaret Bourke-White

A Sikh man carrying his wife on his shoulders, migrating to Punjab the partition of India, My family also migrated during these horrendous times, in the opposite direction.

Pakistan. Peshawar, 1947. The Partition of a Nation. In 1947 the British Raj became the two independent nations, India and Pakistan

The Birth and Partition of a Nation: India's Independence Told in Photos

my info: India and Pakistan were seperated and you can tell by the body language of the people in the photo that it was not a good split, they were unhappy and knew that there was no good coming out of the split.

Henri Cartier-Bresson - Magnum Photos Photographer Portfolio

Henri Cartier-Bresson Sugar Balls Being Distributed to the Poor on the Thirty-ninth Birthday of the Maharajah of Baroda, Baroda, India 1948

Classic picture of Independence of Pakistan in 1947

"Muslim League National Guard commander Zaid Haroon during a propaganda campaign march to 'Free Kashmir', Karachi, Pakistan", by Margaret Bourke-White, 1947

Migrants coming to Pakistan for a promised Muslim homeland,leaving everything behind.Around 10 Million were massacred as a result of ensuing violence between Hindus,Sikhs & Muslims who didn't want any Muslim alive to reach the newly born Pakistan in 1947.One of the lesser known holocausts.But it is etched in the collective memory & consciousness of every Pakistani.The price we had to pqy in blood to escape Hindu domination as is rampant today in Modi's India.

Migrants coming to Pakistan for a promised Muslim homeland,leaving everything…

Punjab Partition 1947 (Repost caption from Kaagazkalam on Tumblr. Discovered from @navstrakt ) kaagazkalam: Punjab Mass Migration 1947 photos by: Margaret Bourke-White for LIFE Magazine "On the 226th and 227th days of the year two countries celebrate their Independence Day. While people triumphantly run through the streets with green banners with white crescents and tricolor banners with the Ashok wheel an entire generation remembers how they had to run through allies to avoid being killed…

Punjab Partition 1947 (Repost caption from Kaagazkalam on Tumblr. Discovered from @navstrakt ) kaagazkalam: Punjab Mass Migration 1947 photos by: Margaret Bourke-White for LIFE Magazine "On the 226th and 227th days of the year two countries celebrate their Independence Day. While people triumphantly run through the streets with green banners with white crescents and tricolor banners with the Ashok wheel an entire generation remembers how they had to run through allies to avoid being killed…

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