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Kavita Puri, Partition Voices: Untold British Stories

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Kavita Puri, Partition Voices: Untold British Stories

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Kavita Puri, Partition Voices: Untold British Stories

Aye Write

Book tickets

£10
All ages

Dates and times

Saturday 21 March 2020
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Unfortunately due to the constantly evolving coronavirus situation, Aye Write 2020 has been cancelled, and this event will no longer go ahead. We will contact ticket holders directly as soon as possible.

Dotted across homes in Britain are people who were witnesses to one of the most tumultuous events of the twentieth century. Yet their memory of India's partition has been shrouded in silence. In her book, Partition Voices, Kavita Puri records a series of remarkable first-hand testimonies of Sikhs, Hindus and Muslims caught up in its devastating aftermath. Beginning with her own father’s story, Puri weaves a breathtaking tapestry of human experience over a period of seven decades that trembles with life; an epic of ruptured families and friendships, extraordinary journeys and daring rescue missions that reverberates with pain, loss and compassion.

Venue

The Mitchell Library

North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DN

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