Memories of partition: A dangerous escape to India

Ram Prakash Verma was a teenager when India and Pakistan became two separate nations in 1947 in a violent transition from British colonial rule that left as many as one million people dead.

    Ram Prakash Verma was a teenager when India and Pakistan became two separate nations in 1947 in a violent transition from British colonial rule that left as many as one million people dead.

    He told Al Jazeera about the events of that chaotic period and how he and his family narrowly made it to India from Pakistan.


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