Migration between India and Pakistan, 1951–61

  title={Migration between India and Pakistan, 1951–61},
  author={Pravin M. Visaria},
  • P. Visaria
  • Published 1 August 1969
  • Economics
  • Demography
A critical evaluation of the available data on migration between India and Pakistan in the 1951–61 decade leads to the conclusion that there was a substantial net migration of Pakistan-born persons into India, but only a negligible net migration of India-born persons into Pakistan. Annual administrative statistics published by the Indian Government suggest an immigration from Pakistan of the order of 1.16 to 1.32 million. More importantly, birthplace data from the Indian censuses indicate a net… 

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