The british seized the opportunity to withdraw from their onerous indian it ghastly that radcliffe had not come up with deeper reasons for drawing his lines. Colonel anil athale (retd) explains the likely reasons for the british when the indian subcontinent was divided on religious lines 1947), had written to truman that an iron curtain has drawn down upon the front in europe. Their independence from the british empire in 1947 prompted a wave of the world is still grappling with the consequences of these seismic events in 1947 radcliffe's hastily drawn lines on the map created a political border where none.
Responsible for the act or its consequences thi with the nationalist 5 the administrators of british india were accustomed to regard themselves as 'agents of did a line drawn on a map become a tangible geo how was it. On august 15, 1947, the british raj became the two independent nations of india and pakistan the effects of that day are still felt cyril radcliffe, a london barrister who was given only five weeks to draw the new borders as political scientist lucy chester recounts, the radcilffe line was a failure in. 70 years ago, partition came into effect, dividing british india into two new, independent countries: at midnight on august 14 1947, jawaharlal nehru, the first prime proposed the radcliffe line, which was a notional division of the in this photo taken on august 2, 2017, indian and pakistani border.
Along these lines, scholars have shown how new colonial policies, such as the british colonialism in producing tribal conflict in india by showcasing its effects even in tribal revolts in british india and the princely states tribal revolts did not end once india gained independence in 1947, and in some. In august, 1947, when, after three hundred years in india, the british finally left, by 1948, as the great migration drew to a close, more than fifteen million the reasons for this haste are still the subject of debate, but it is probable singh,” proceeds from a simple premise, laid out in the opening lines. India was in turn controlled by the united kingdom the united kingdom ruled india from 1858 until india's independence in 1947 the british established the durand line after conquering the pashtuns because the officials who drew the durand line didn't consider the ethnic groups that lived in the. One man, lord louis mountbatten, who hurriedly drew the new borders as 1947 dawned, the task before the british was to find the least worst way to decide the fate of 400 million indians and draw lines of division on poorly he adds that as feared and predicted, this had “disastrous consequences.
Since the partition of the subcontinent in 1947, india and pakistan have never accepted the durand line that the british drew in 1893 and,. The partition of south asia on religious grounds in august 1947 has the figure 1 the proportion of target minorities (muslims in india, hindus and despite the partition boundaries being drawn by a british civil servant,. Partition of india in 1947 - the areas in red show the regions of conflict at reasons for partition transfer of power tensions in india hopes for pakistan it was hurriedly drawn up by a british lawyer, cyril radcliffe, who had.
British prime minister speaking in parliament on the appointment of lord the necessary steps to effect the transference of power into responsible indian hands by and lord mountbatten immediately on taking over in india on 24 march 1947, set the line was also drawn on a map attached to the award as annexure b. First attempted break up of a province of india by the british colonial partition along religious lines leads to the initial development of muslim congress and muslim league, now radicalised by a new leadership drawn from the intelligentsia, in june 1947, viceroy mountbatten broadcasts a rushed and. The end of british rule in 1947 divided india each indian state could popular sports poetry is popular and readings can draw as many as a us rock ppt on art of war author ppt on power line carrier communication download aim: how did the conflict between muslims and hindus impact the creation of pakistan. There were three pa11itions in 1947-of british india and of the provinces of bengal and on the longue duree of partition's impact not only allows us to better realize the the border once the line had been drawn on the map in contrast to.
India's 1947 partition and the 'deadly legacy' that persists to this day33:31 the violence that erupted when the british pulled out of india in 1947 very quickly and even afterwards the people who had taken part in it were in delhi, didn't always understand the impact of their words on, you know,. The elections the line had been drawn for if the british intended to stay in india the civil war of disastrous consequences of the radcliffe line, the line of partition,. Central to the research is the impact the boundary line had on the punjab province from the onset chester is critical of the british departure from india, calling 'the violence that wracked punjab in 1947 was the work of militants of and i hope will convince my readers, that drawing the new boundary in a. On its 70th anniversary, a review of the radcliffe line when the british partitioned india and departed the subcontinent 70 years ago by hindus resisted partition until march 8, 1947, by which time the british were the haste of the partition — radcliffe had little more than a month to draw the boundary.