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POLITICS

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East pakistan, West Bengal, Radcliffe line, Bengal partition

Two Bengals in two nations: How West Bengal got its current shape

The ‘Final Award’ in dividing Bengal was in the hands of an Englishman who was hesitant to come to India because of the ‘scorching heat’ and had no interest in the task assigned to him.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Partition, Radcliffe line, Cyril radcliffe, Conclave 17

Ram Madhvani reimagines Cyril Radcliffe, the man who partitioned India

‘This Bloody Line’ is a poignant and humanising take on the much reviled British bureaucrat charged with the most odious task of 20th century South Asian history.