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About The Partition Museum

The Partition Museum is a public museum placed within the city hall in Amritsar, India. The museum objectives to emerge as the valuable repository of tales, substances, and files related to the publish-partition riots that followed the division of British India into two unbiased nations: India and Pakistan. The museum changed into inaugurated on 25 August 2017. In 1947, British India become divided into India and Pakistan.

The partition lines, drawn on a map by way of the British legal professional Cyril Radcliffe, divided the states of Punjab into West Punjab and East Punjab on the idea of religion. As a end result, millions of humans found themselves on the wrong side of the border overnight. According to diverse estimates, extra than 800,000 Muslims, Hindus, and Sikhs had been killed within the riots that accompanied the partition between August 1947 to January 1948. Additionally, more than 1,400,000 people became refugees.

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