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Trains carrying people across borders after Partition was declared.

As we know that the Partition of India is one of the most sensitive subjects in the history of modern South Asia. In fact, lot of research has been done on this subject, and it has also been critically analysed by many historians, too. Therefore, to know, understand, and analyse the various aspects of this subject, many books were written.

Some of the illuminating books which were written on the Partition of India and Pakistan are:

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History of Partition

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