International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | History | India | Volume 10 Issue 1, January 2021

Interlink Between Communal Unrest, Partition and Border Area Crisis of the 1947 Indo-Pak Partition

Debarshi Roy [5]

Abstract: The infamous partition of 1947 between India and Pakistan brought several anomalies between the two nations of India and Pakistan. The partition brought communal unrest between these two nations along with the border area crisis. The partition that took place in the year 1947, exactly at the dawn of Indian independence had been a crucial aspect in the history of the nation because many a lives had been lost due to several battles and attacks on the both side of the nation. The previously one nation unity came to an end after the independence when the Muslim community demanded for a separate country of their own. In those days, community hatred between two religions, namely Hinduism and Muslim, was in peak collision which resulted in many deaths. It needed to be mentioned that partition of 1905 was also significant for the 1947 partition. After the partition East Bengal became one of the five provinces of Pakistan. But the significant that arose at that time was the border area crisis and communal unrest, and all these had links with the partition scenario of 1947. Interlinks, between these three aspect becomes much more crucial for the understanding of the totality of the scenario.

Keywords: unrest, community contradictions, controversies, bloodshed, uncertainty over boundary, disagreement

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 1, January 2021,

Pages: 535 - 538

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