The Myth of Partition


  • Muhammad Rashid School of Language, Civilization & Philosophy, University Utara Malaysia (UUM), Malaysia
  • Mohamed Ali Haniffa School of Language, Civilization & Philosophy, University Utara Malaysia (UUM)
  • Nor Azlah Sham Rambely School of Language, Civilization & Philosophy, University Utara Malaysia (UUM)


India, Pakistan, Partition, Migration, Settlement


The partition of Sub-Continent was not a customary occasion. It is critical that it was the immense movement of the twentieth century. Notwithstanding it, it is similarly imperative that this movement denoted the best viciousness the history at any point saw. It was the territory of Punjab that was experienced most extreme viciousness "seventy five percent of a million executed", and it had been evaluated that more than ten million Punjabis were evacuated from their countries. As per a gauge 12– 15 million individuals were persuasively exchanged between the two nations i.e India and Pakistan. The religious daze caused the passing of 2 million Muslims and Non-Muslims. No less than 75,000 ladies were assaulted. Thus, all the provincial and urban regions in the Punjab were overwhelmingly altered by the statistic disturbance. The settlement of uprooted people started from 1947. After the departure of Non-Muslims, concurrent relocation of Muslims got quickened from East Punjab. The main obstacles in the method for Muslim outcasts were the absence of convenience and also that of work. On account of the accessibility of work to them, they were not sufficiently gifted to win a vocation. Utilizing the scientific strategy and using the analytical methodology the prime centralization of this investigation was to plug this missing fragment, which would grow the learning of relocation and settlement.


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Muhammad Rashid, Mohamed Ali Haniffa, & Nor Azlah Sham Rambely. (2018). The Myth of Partition. The Sultan Alauddin Sulaiman Shah Journal (JSASS), 5(1), 1-10. Retrieved from