Indian Partition Analysis

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Millions of Indians suffered the consequences of the partition between India and Pakistan, which included physical strains as well mental strains. Many were slaughtered, raped, and evicted from their homes as a result of this agreement. The victims ranged from young to old, man to woman, Hindu to Muslim, as violence doesn't discriminate. Although the partition into India and Pakistan was meant to keep the peace, it has created much conflict and violence. An instance of this appalling brutality was the chaos erupting in cities and migration routes after the full extent of the partition was made public. Another example of the onslaught in India was the conflict in Kashmir, resulting in numerous wars and millions of casualties. At long last, in…show more content…
They believed that the partition was one-sided and unfair. This was due to the fact that the Muslims got a large chunk of India's land and millions of dollars of India's wealth. As a result, Hindus attacked, causing riots and chaos wherever they could. An example of this violence was death trains. Trains traveling between India and Pakistan were targeted and attacked. On these trains were men women and children, who were all slaughtered by both Hindus and Muslims. In addition to this, riots in the streets of cities in both India and Pakistan destroyed property and killed many. The ones killed were more often than not innocent, but were attacked because of their religion. My final example of the violence between these two countries was the attacks on migration routes. Many Hindus blame Muslims for having to move from their home, as a result dozens of fights broke between the two paths, killing anyone in the crossfire. As you can see violence is not the answer it is cancer that plagues our society even…show more content…
In the absence of the Muslims, the Sikhs became the next in line to be attacked and victimized by Hindu regimes. This was something that came to fruition as Indira Gandhi became the new leader of India. Under her rain, the Sikhs started a new independence movement similar to Gandhi's, but they choose violence often. The Sikhs demanded a country of their own and when they were refused they rebelled. They took a stronghold in the Golden Temple in Amritsar, where days later they were slaughtered by Indian soldiers. This enraged the Sikhs as they began to riot once again. This forced policy changes from Indira Gandhi's administration and changes were made. This then leads up to the election of the 1st Sikh leader in India's government, Baldev Singh. This shows that even in crisis those can preserve through and succeed.

Despite the fact that the partition was meant to keep the peace between the Hindus and Muslims it had the opposite effect. The partition sparked riots, attacks, revolts throughout the newly formed country Ending in an endless amount of casualties and hate for one another. Overall the partition was for nothing; as instead of peace, it promoted violence. Teaching those to spread love rather than hate, that is the only way to make the world a better
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