Panjab Digital Library (Punjab Digital Library), Sikh Digital Library Welcome GUEST
New user sign up
 
   
Forgot password | Contact us   
Search in for  Advanced Search
Manuscripts | Books | Magazines | Newspapers | Photographs | Pamphlets | Files
  To keep it available online
     
 
 
 About Us
History
Policies
Media Room
Working Groups
Current Projects
Behind the Scenes
 Services
Digitization
Data Mining
Interlibrary
Exhibitions
Preservation
Turning Pages
Digitization Training
 General Info
Jobs
Team
Volunteer
Collections
Downloads
Case Studies
Donor Levels
Acknowledgments
 
 
     
   
  
Panjab Digital Library - Digitization of Rawalpindi Riots
Associated Discussion Forum
 
Download PDF
         7 MB
Downloaded 147 times.
Rawalpindi Riots

Description This collection of photographs showing charred bodies, demolished houses and Sikh shrines, heaps of human skulls, and photographs of four men (Sikhs) converted forcibly into Islam & all reveal the communal frenzy that gripped the people of west Punjab during the tragic days of India's Partition in 1947. The two scripts containing appeals for sanity and religious tolerance both by Mahatma Gandhi and M.A. Jinnah highlight the intensity of violence that gripped the Punjab region. The pictures are heart rendering and mind boggling.[edit]
Keywords Thamiah, Kahuta, Chota Khalsa, Takhat Pari, Bewal, Dubehran, Kallar, Mahatma Gandhi, M. A. Jinnah, [edit]
Accession Number   BK-000844
Author Unknown
Script Roman
Language English
Publisher The National Printing Works Morigate
Custodian Kirpal Singh, Dr.
Length 18.0
Breadth 15.0
Completion Complete
Condition Good
Pages                         46
 
 Adopt this Book  
Report error
Related Documents
Panjab Digital Library - Revealing the Invisible Heritage of Panjab through Digitization - Punjab Digital Library - User Comments  
Comments : Post | Read
  Bookmark and Share

  Manuscripts |   Books |   Magazines |   Newspapers |   Photographs |   Pamphlets |   Files
PDL Guestbook | Info for Custodians | Privacy Statement | FAQs | Feedback | Disclaimer | Forms | PDL Metadata Schema

Revealing the Invisible Heritage of Panjab