A Sikh man carrying his wife on his shoulders, migrating to Punjab after the partition of India, 1947.  Photograph by Margaret Bourke-White

A Sikh man carrying his wife on his shoulders, migrating to East Punjab after the partition of India, Photograph by Margaret Bourke-White

Pakistan. Peshawar, 1947. The Partition of a Nation. In 1947 the British Raj became the two independent nations, India and Pakistan

The Birth and Partition of a Nation: India's Independence Told in Photos

Peshawar, The Partition of a Nation. In 1947 the British Raj became the two independent nations, India and Pakistan

Henri Cartier-Bresson - Magnum Photos Photographer Portfolio

Henri Cartier-Bresson Sugar Balls Being Distributed to the Poor on the Thirty-ninth Birthday of the Maharajah of Baroda, Baroda, India 1948

Classic picture of Independence of Pakistan in 1947

"Muslim League National Guard commander Zaid Haroon during a propaganda campaign march to 'Free Kashmir', Karachi, Pakistan", by Margaret Bourke-White, 1947

Punjab Partition 1947 (Repost caption from Kaagazkalam on Tumblr. Discovered from @navstrakt ) kaagazkalam: Punjab Mass Migration 1947 photos by: Margaret Bourke-White for LIFE Magazine "On the 226th and 227th days of the year two countries celebrate their Independence Day. While people triumphantly run through the streets with green banners with white crescents and tricolor banners with the Ashok wheel an entire generation remembers how they had to run through allies to avoid being killed…

Punjab Partition 1947 (Repost caption from Kaagazkalam on Tumblr. Discovered from @navstrakt ) kaagazkalam: Punjab Mass Migration 1947 photos by: Margaret Bourke-White for LIFE Magazine "On the 226th and 227th days of the year two countries celebrate their Independence Day. While people triumphantly run through the streets with green banners with white crescents and tricolor banners with the Ashok wheel an entire generation remembers how they had to run through allies to avoid being killed…

Refugees camp, 1947

10 Extremely Rare Heart Touching Photos during India Pakistan Partition

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