Violence broke out in August against Muslims seeking shelter for survival. Many residents were attacked in August 1947 including targeting the women who jumped into wells to save their honour. Professor Niaz Erfan, interviewed on April 9, 2013, narrates this account. A resident of Ambala District, he happened to be in Patiala during partition.
Full interview is available here: http://dailytimes.com.pk/opinion/07-Jan-14/unheard-cries-atrocities-in-patiala-1947