Advertisement

Topics

Partition key battleground in India, Pakistan textbook wars

02:05 EDT 4 Aug 2017 | Yahoo News

Partition key battleground in India, Pakistan textbook warsPakistani high school student Noman Afzal knows "traitorous" Hindus are to blame for the bloodshed that erupted when British India split into two nations 70 years ago. Students across the border in India are taught a starkly different version of events, the result of a decades-long effort by the nuclear-armed rivals to shape and control history to their own nationalistic narrative. August marks 70 years since the subcontinent was divided into two independent states -- Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan -- and millions were uprooted in one of the largest mass migrations in history.


Original Article: Partition key battleground in India, Pakistan textbook wars

NEXT ARTICLE

More From BioPortfolio on "Partition key battleground in India, Pakistan textbook wars"

Quick Search
Advertisement