Absurd Legacy of Sir Cyril Radcliffe

Naseeruddin’s father had even objected. “My father asked them to move the pillar slightly westward, so that the entire family could remain in India. But the official told him, ‘I am following the map. If you make too much of noise, I am going to put this pillar inside your house.’”

A home skewered by a pillar

Biswanath Ghosh wrote this poignant story of two countries separated in a house. The tale of India, Bangladesh and the seventy year old absurd legacy of Sir Cyril Radcliffe.

Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Also in: https://refind.com/arinbasu

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