Those who actually experienced Partition will be gone soon, the stories they told their children and their grandchildren will live on, but those who come after us will have had no contact with the ones who survived the separation. My children, for example, will not feel the same contortion in their stomachs when they hear an old Punjabi woman describe her harrowing train journey from Pakistan to India. They will not feel, at least not as acutely, the confusion of an old passport that says, ‘Birthplace: Undivided India’.
- Nehmat Kaur, Writer based in New Delhi
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