‘My mother was beheaded in front of me’: a survivor recalls India’s violent partition

Guardian News published this video item, entitled “‘My mother was beheaded in front of me’: a survivor recalls India’s violent partition” – below is their description.

Zareena Parveen was 12 years old when British colonial India was carved up along religious lines. Two independent states were created: Hindu-majority India, and the Muslim-majority Dominion of Pakistan, which was made up of West Pakistan and East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).

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