The matter of authentically documenting a child’s encounter with various Partition-related events and ensuing violence has often been punctuated with a question mark. This feature series attempts to understand and analyze how children made sense of the Partitions in the 1940s and later, the 1970s, its aftermath, and their own drastically changed lives. Read the full concept note here.

Feature Essay Series

No Child's Play: Recovering the Child
from South Asian Partition Narratives

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Sumallya Mukhopadhyay

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Sukriti Lakhtakia

Tinka Dubey

Aqeel Ihsan

Sumallya Mukhopadhyay

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Sneha Biswas