Time magazine India Pak partition

by Guruprasad

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1947 cover page of TIME magazine of the USA.

Depicts the situation in Indian Subcontinent immediately after independence.
Needless to say, the partition of India, and the way in which it led to violence and bloodshed, took the world by storm. Afterall, the whole world thought the time had come for India to cherish its freedom, after struggling so hard for it.
But nobody had expected such turn of events.

A 1-min newsclip covering the plight of partition and refugees:

You can read the TIME cover article here: