Major Jagjit Singh was a 21 year old living in Amritsar at the time of Partition. He witnessed the first train massacres and the general deterioration of law and order in the months leading up to Partition, in 1947. In this video he describes these scenes. Major Jagjit Singh also formed a relief committee and volunteered in the hospitals and refugee camps.
Dr. Waheed Siddiqee was a 15 year old living peacefully with his family in Hyderabad, Southern India, in 1947. His family migrated to Pakistan after the Police Action by Indian forces. This video excerpt of the full interview captures briefly his move as well as life in Hyderabad before Partition and life in Pakistan after Partition.
By rangansam on 14 Jun 2011