Partition and Gujarat: The Tangled Web of Religious, Caste, Community and Gender Identities

  title={Partition and Gujarat: The Tangled Web of Religious, Caste, Community and Gender Identities},
  author={Suchitra Balasubrahmanyan},
  journal={South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies},
  pages={460 - 484}
Abstract Compared to Punjab and Bengal, Gujarat's experiences of the Partition of India in 1947 remain curiously under-researched even though the state has a long border with Pakistan and over a million people migrated to Gujarat, mostly from neighbouring Sindh. This paper seeks to fill this lacuna in Partition scholarship by examining the experiences of two Hindu groups, Sindhis and Gujarati Dalits, who left Sindh to settle in Ahmedabad. Drawing on the oral testimonies of migrants, the paper… 
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