Major Jagjit Singh shares stories of train massacres during Partition

Major Jagjit Singh was a 21 year old living in Amritsar at the time of Partition. He witnessed the first train massacres and the general deterioration of law and order in the months leading up to Partition, in 1947. In this video he describes these scenes. Major Jagjit Singh also formed a relief committee and volunteered in the hospitals and refugee camps. For more information visit 1947PartitionArchive.org … [Read more...]

Yet another Bus Gang rape – in Punjab – and victim dumped

It is as if the collective male consciousness has just become mind-numbingly criminal in India. ¬†Close on the heels of the death of Jyoti Singh Pandey, the Delhi Gang rape victim, come another gang rape, which can bring the images of Delhi's nightmare back. The victim had boarded the service to her in-laws' home in the northern state of Punjab when she was abducted Friday and driven to a district bordering the Sikh holy city of Amritsar, local police officer Raj Jeet Singh said.Five men joined … [Read more...]


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