In June 1947, the nationalist leaders, including Nehru, Mahatma Gandhi, Abul Kalam Azad, Jinnah ,, B. Ambedkar , and Master Tara Singh agreed to a partition of the country along religious lines.
The predominantly Hindu and Sikh areas were assigned to the new India and predominantly Muslim areas to the new nation of Pakistan; the plan included a partition of the provinces of Punjab and Bengal.
We all know and have studied umpteen numbers of times about it in our History books.
We studied what all “Our Father of the Nation”- “Mahatma Gandhi” did.
After all, who wants to stay in a country endowed with unemployment, extreme poverty, filthiness, corruption, dowry deaths and all other social evils, but remember the case of Kiranjit Walia – who bore the virulent atrocities of her husband for 10 years, no not in a diminutive village but in a country like London.
Eventually, she was free and people of London persistently protested against the government to release her, Even George Bush’s wife awarded her as she emanated valour, courageousness.
Many millions of Muslim, Sikh, and Hindu refugees trekked across the newly drawn borders.
In Punjab, where the new border lines divided the Sikh regions in half, massive bloodshed followed; in Bengal and Bihar, where Gandhi's presence assuaged communal tempers, the violence was more limited.
He just lay aside, cherishing its blooming youthful days or he employs his time by playing with his grandchildren, but now the things have changed.
India is a 63 years old country, but is still very young, highly energetic and is working enthusiastically towards its betterment.