Skip to main content

Divided Lands pictures

Divided Lands description

As India underwent its traumatic partition, the province of Bengal was similarly divided along crude religious lines, split between India and Pakistan. 24 years on, the province then known as East Pakistan successfully launched the Bangladesh Liberation War, supported by Indian forces. British-Indian author Kavita Puri (Partition Voices), Pakistani journalist Sanam Maher (A Woman Like Her) and Bangladeshi author Arif Anwar (The Storm) reflect on the seismic, tragic ructions of their region’s history and their ongoing geopolitical impact.

Event additional information