Perspectives

1947 Partition: A Sikh Survivor's Narration

There were many others who were forced by Muslim attackers to eat buffalo meat - a sin for Sikhs. "They chose to die rather than betray our faith," she says. Despite all that, she harbours no ill-will towards Muslims or Pakistanis. "They helped us a lot," she says of her father's Muslim friends. "They ferried us in lorries, they saved our lives. I don't have any animosity towards Muslims."

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