• Ayesha Dhall

Partition Museum in Amritsar

Updated: Jan 19, 2020

Have you heard about this? Well, it is a multi-media museum which creates a vivid and heart rending narrative of the Partition of India. An amazing effort to collate and share the history of one of the most painful and defining moments of the Indian subcontinent. Many of my grand uncles and aunts have contributed to this museum through their stories on videos. The saddest part of the Partition of the Indian subcontinent was that people who had lived harmoniously for many generations had turned against each other on just the basis of the fact that they belonged to different religions.

Having heard Partition stories from my great grand parents, I can't wait to visit this museum in Amritsar - you must catch it too on your next visit to India! In the meantime, here's a link to the website:

2 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Happy Holi! A time to spread hope and joy!

Today is Holi, the festival of colours. It has always been one of my favourite festivals. This year the celebrations were muted due to the health advisory for novel corona virus, which advised us to s

I feel shocked and ashamed!

The situation in my city escalated and took a terrible turn. Last week there were communal riots in the North East of Delhi. 46 people of both communities were brutally killed, and many more were inju

"How-to" build integrated communities... a few examples!

Most of us would like to live peacefully with people of all strata - social, religious, economic, gender identities etc. We would like to associate with each other as fellow human beings, citizens of

© Youth For Religious Harmony 2019

new logo (1).png