Books:

Freedom at Midnight by Dominique Lapierre & Larry Collins (1975)

The Shadow of the Great Game by Narendra Singh Sarila (2005)

Tamas by Bhisham Sahni (1995)

Train to Pakistan by Khushwant Singh (1956)

History of the Sikhs by Khushwant Singh (1963)

Ghadar 1915: India’s first armed revolution by Khushwant Singh (1966)

The Other Side of Silence: Voices from the Partition of India by Urvashi Butalia (1998)

A History of Lahore District by Historian and Founder of the Punjabi Khojgarh Trust,

Iqbal Qaiser, Lahore, Pakistan

Indian Summer by Alex Von Tunzelmann (2007)

Special Thanks to Professor Furrukh Khan, LUMS University - Pakistan,

for facilitating research and discovery of ancestral homes (from before the partition)

of my family and other families, in Pakistan and recording interviews.

 

Parents: Sardar Jagjit Singh and Ravel Kaur in 1934

 

Oral family history: 

MRS. MANBIR SONDHI

The Migration, Pakistan-India, 1947

Films:

Buniyaad - Written by Manohar Shyam Joshi,

Directed by Ramesh Sippy & Jyoti Sarup (1986)

Pinjar - Written by Amrita Pritam,

 Directed by Chandrapakash Dwibedi (2003)

Rang De Basanti - Story by Kamlesh Pandey,

Directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra (2006)

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag - Written by Prasoon Joshi,

Directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra (2013)

Earth - Directed by Deepa Mehta,

based upon Bapsi Sidhwa's novel Cracking India (1998)

Documentary: Narratives of Women of the 1947 Partition 

by Dr. Furrukh Khan, Professor at LUMS University, Pakistan

We lived in peace.

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