Hidden legacy of India's partition 70 years on

As India and Pakistan mark 70 years since partition, Al Jazeera explores the ripple effects on Britain by examining the response of British officials in 1947 through historical documents.

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    As India and Pakistan mark 70 years since partition, Al Jazeera explores the ripple effects on Britain by examining the response of British officials in 1947 through historical documents.

    Thousands of previously top-secret telegrams have been stored in the UK's National Archive.

    Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports from London.


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