Source: The Hindu and Indian Express Relevance: Announcement of 14th August as “Partition Horrors Remembrance Day”. Synopsis: The journey of remembrance should be to seek forgiveness and not to reopen wounds or reignite hatred Importance of Remembrance Day It is an attempt to acknowledge the sacrifice, mass killings, and violence and to seek forgiveness for the… Continue reading The horrors of Partition must be remembered — but for the right reasons
Source: The Hindu, PIB, PIB Synopsis: In a fitting tribute to all those who lost their lives due to the partition of the nation and were displaced from their roots, the Government has decided to observe 14th August as the day to commemorate their sacrifice. Background: The country celebrated 75th Independence Day on 15th August… Continue reading Prime Minister declares 14th August as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day
Source: The Hindu Synopsis: Mahatma Gandhi was working for the welfare and unity of the nation on 15th August 1947. He enlightened the new leaders about their humongous responsibility towards the nation and appealed to the masses for sustaining the trust between Hindus and Muslims. Background: On the midnight of Independence Day, the nation was… Continue reading On August 15, 1947, where was Bapu?