Was the 1947 partition of india inevitable in august of 2012, the nations of india and pakistan celebrated their 65th year of independence from the british raj although its significance was overshadowed by the independence day celebrations,. August 15, 1947 marked the day of the end of the 200 year long british rule and saw the partition of india into muslim controlled pakistan and hindu dominated india the vivisection of india, to quote mahatma gandhi, along religious lines resulted in one of the greatest tragedies of the century. The partition of india was the division of british india in 1947 which accompanied the creation of two independent dominions, india and pakistan the dominion of india is today the republic of india , and the dominion of pakistan is today the islamic republic of pakistan and the people's republic of bangladesh.
Article shared by 1217 words essay on the partition of india august 14 th, 1947 saw the birth of the new islamic republic known as pakistanat midnight the next day india won its freedom from colonial rule, ending nearly 350 years of british presence in india, the british left india divided, into two nations. The background of the partition of india: the first official meeting of the indian national congress (inc) was held in 1885 the muslim league had been formed as a result of the british government. There are also studies that demonstrate that the partition was not inevitable, even one year prior to the catastrophic event of august 1947 almost all of the studies focus the activities. Was the 1947 partition of india 'inevitable' or a devious design of imperialism was the creation of pakistan fueled/supported/aided by the british in any way makes sense though doesn't it - the more i think about it the more the pieces of the puzzle fit together and the picture emerges.
70 years later, survivors recall the horrors of india-pakistan partition august 14, 2017 in this september 1947 photo, muslim refugees clamber aboard an overcrowded train near new delhi in. Viceroy mountbatten came to the conclusion that the partition of india had become inevitable therefore on 3 june 1947 the partition plan was announced which required the punjab and bengal assemblies to vote on whether they wanted to keep their provinces united or partitioned. This debate will be on the topic whether or not partition of india and pakistan was inevitable or not i highly support this topic and will present some strong evidences to why i support the opinion i hope that the one accepting the debate is also a good debater and will present his facts in a great manner. The partition of british india has left more questions than answers in the wake of the violence and mayhem in the aftermath, there emerged looming questions: 'why was india partitioned in 1947' 'was it inevitable.
Ravinder kaur teaches at the university of roskilde, denmark and is the author of since 1947: partition narratives among punjabi migrants of delhi (oxford university press, 2007) the sixtieth. Icse std x history civics the last phase: partition of india mountbatten put his plan for the partition of india on june 3 rd 1947 before the 'big seven' leaders- nehru, patel, kripalani, jinnah, liaquat, the partition of india was inevitable and the only option. The partition of british india in 1947 and the emergence of india and pakistan did not, as was widely claimed by their politicians, usher in an era of unity and peace the british policy of divide and rule had fostered several identities on the newly created nations in addition to religion, the.
Partition as the inevitable outcome of a clash of hindu and muslim communities, which were distinct and irreconcilable by 1947, no longer find academic credibility, although popular understandings of the event rehearse such ideas periodically. Considering the fact that the india-pakistan partition was inevitable, was there a better way of doing it why was the chittagong division not partitioned between india and pakistan during the partition of india in 1947. Best answer: now,because it is a reality that too, irreversible it was (not is )inevitableindia was always bharat with many independent provincesnone of them desired to become non-indianonly muslims as in the other part of the world are committed to dar-ul-islam-they made partition inevitableif avoided ,might have created more damageto indian integrity. Partition of india on the 18, july 1947 india declared it’s independence from the british empire after almost 200 years of being rule over the country - partition of india introduction but independence was short lived after a day the country was split up into 2 different countries which became pakistan.
The partition was inevitable while a cursory reading of history seems to indicate that it was a snap decision, a more detailed reading would reveal that it has been in the works since early 1940s in the aftermath of ww ii, the british belatedly. The main thesis of the book is that the partition of india in 1947 promised its people both political freedom and a future free of religious strife instead, the geographical divide brought about an even greater schism exposing huge numbers of the population to devastating consequences. The partition of india split british india into the countries of india and pakistan in 1947 this partition was part of the end of british rule over the indian subcontinent, called british raj the partition was caused in part by the two-nation theory presented by sir syed ahmed khan , due to religion issues.