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From Quetta to Delhi: A Partition Story
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From Quetta to Delhi: A Partition Story

Reena Nanda

Published by Bloomsbury India | Language - English | Binding - Paper Back

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About the Book: From Quetta to Delhi: A Partition Story

This story is a cameo set against the backdrop of Partition-a decision taken by political leaders in Britain and India that shattered the lives of ordinary people like the family in this narrative who at that time were living in Quetta, Baluchistan. Viewing victims of the Partition of Punjab in the light of post traumatic stress has been long overdue.

The narrators mothers method of coping with the traumatic present was to escape into the past by reliving her memories of Quetta and her beloved Pathans along with the mundane, insignificant little details of the womens daily lives. Her recall hinges on the drama of the trivial, on food, rituals, clothes, religious practices and neighbourhood bonding. It was a syncretic culture, of multilinguism-Urdu, Punjabi and Seraiki, Persian and Sanskrit, of multiple identities through the biradaris-caste, mohalla and religion. The authors grandmother kept the Guru Granth Sahib at home, her mother and sisters practiced Hindu rituals, while her husband was an agnostic. And everyone made pilgrimages to Sufi pirs.

About the Author: Reena Nanda

Reena Nanda is the author of "Kamaladevi Chattopadhyaya: A Biography", published as part of its Modern Indian Greats series by Oxford University Press. She has worked many years with the French Embassy, and is now retired and lives in Delhi.

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Book: From Quetta to Delhi: A Partition Story
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ISBN-13: 9789386643827
Product Code 9789386643827
Binding: Paper Back
Publishing Date: 2018-02
Publisher: Bloomsbury India
Number of Pages: 168
Language: English

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