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If you had a house in the capital in those days, it was like a refugee camp - everybody would land up there. My dadi's mother (my great grandmother) came to ... On August 16, 1947, she got on to the platform of Old Delhi Railway Station to go back to NWFP. She said if she had to die, she'd rather die on her ...
Pandit Nehru had told my grandfather that those who wanted to stay here after North West Frontier Province went to Pakistan will be Indian citizens. I urge the Indian government to help the Pashtuns here," said Yasmin Negar Khan, 47, speaking to the media here. Yasmin is the president of All India ...

I first heard about the Partition from a Sindhi who had fled Karachi for the refugee camps of Ulhasnagar, and from the grandparents of Punjabi friends ... Then there's the story of Mirpur in Kashmir, where many Hindus and Muslims sought refuge but were attacked by tribesmen from the North West Frontier.
For more than a century the last Mughal emperor was almost forgotten - but a chance finding of his grave helped resurrect the legacy of a man revered as a Sufi saint and one of the finest poets in the Urdu language. Only a handful of relatives were present when Bahadur Shah Zafar II breathed his last in a ...
Maqbool was talking about the tribal invaders, mostly from the North West Frontier Province, now part of Pakistan, who had stormed Baramulla in October 1947. On that first day, .... In Srinagar, a refugee camp had been set up in what is now known as the Exhibition Grounds, close to the state secretariat.
Major General Asif Ghafoor, military spokesman for Pakistan's army, told NBC News that the vehicle's driver and another militant had escaped to a nearby refugee camp. A second Pakistani security official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said U.S. drones had been circling the town of Kohat, on the ...

Photos of a refugee camp in Kenya show acre upon acre of improvised tents separated by fences made of dried brush. ... made," says Paddock, "and more to do with the place where the refugees had lived, and the kind of environment and danger they had escaped when they moved to the refugee camps.".
New Rohingya refugees wait to enter the Kutupalang makeshift refugee camp, in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, August 30, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS. One wonders what is more appalling - Myanmar's systematic genocide of its Muslim minority, or the inexplicable manner in which the world stayed numb while ...
This is the scale of change that the city saw in the wake of freedom. The breakneck speed at which the city is growing currently was triggered by the arrival of refugees in tens of thousands from Punjab, Sindh and the North-West Frontier Province (NWFP). Initially, the refugees headed for Delhi but there was ...
Regardless of the number of casualties, thousands of Muslims are driven to refugee camps and historic sites in Delhi, such as the Purana Qila, Idgah and Nizamuddin, are ... He overthrows the governor, establishes a provisional government in Gilgit and telegraphs the chief minister of the NWFP asking Pakistan to take over.
From the archive, 30 September 1980: Afghanistan border refugee camps embarrass UN. The lack of control over the ... An aid official explained later: "We have asked the North-West Frontier provincial Government on two occasions not to have any UNHCR supplies sent to the camps there. They ignore us.
Afghans in Jalozai refugee camp, Pakistan's largest refugee camp, are reluctant to leave, despite a deadline to vacate coming up in less than a month. "I don't ... to their homeland, taking advantage of UNHCR assistance, or relocating to other camps in the Punjab or North West Frontier Province (NWFP).
I first heard about the Partition from a Sindhi who had fled Karachi for the refugee camps of Ulhasnagar, and from the grandparents of Punjabi friends ... Then there's the story of Mirpur in Kashmir, where many Hindus and Muslims sought refuge but were attacked by tribesmen from the North West Frontier.
Major General Asif Ghafoor, military spokesman for Pakistan's army, told NBC News that the vehicle's driver and another militant had escaped to a nearby refugee camp. A second Pakistani security official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said U.S. drones had been circling the town of Kohat, on the ...
Photos of a refugee camp in Kenya show acre upon acre of improvised tents separated by fences made of dried brush. ... made," says Paddock, "and more to do with the place where the refugees had lived, and the kind of environment and danger they had escaped when they moved to the refugee camps.".
New Rohingya refugees wait to enter the Kutupalang makeshift refugee camp, in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, August 30, 2017. PHOTO: Reuters. One wonders what is more appalling - Myanmar's systematic genocide of its Muslim minority, or the inexplicable manner in which the world stayed numb while ...
Once 15 August 1947, was set as the date for independence, Gandhi expressed his desire to spend that day in Noakhali. He did, however, take a detour to Kashmir and Punjab in early August. At Srinagar he made clear his view that the future of Kashmir 'should be decided by the will of the Kashmiris'.

The Role of Partition in Making Delhi What It Is Today. By Sohail Hashmi on 15/08/2017 • 1 Comment. The breakneck speed at which Delhi is growing was triggered by the arrival of refugees from Punjab, Sindh and the North-West Frontier Province.
This is the scale of change that the city saw in the wake of freedom. The breakneck speed at which the city is growing currently was triggered by the arrival of refugees in tens of thousands from Punjab, Sindh and the North-West Frontier Province (NWFP). Initially, the refugees headed for Delhi but there was ...
A gleaming pot, walloped and stained and streaked by time, sits in the corner of a room in the old, redbrick Town Hall in Amritsar. SP Rawal, now 77, has been keeping that brass-copper vessel at his home in Noida for a long time. He was just seven when his family bundled that pot along with whatever was ...
Regardless of the number of casualties, thousands of Muslims are driven to refugee camps and historic sites in Delhi, such as the Purana Qila, Idgah and Nizamuddin, are ... He overthrows the governor, establishes a provisional government in Gilgit and telegraphs the chief minister of the NWFP asking Pakistan to take over.
A few weeks ago, the United Nations Commissioner for refugees in Pakistan paid an embarrassed official call on the Soviet Ambassador here. His mission was to announce that 1,400 tents, clearly stamped UNHCR, had been pitched across the border inside Afghanistan, and that it was none of his doing.
He had said: "I would like to see the Punjab, North-West Frontier ... So, be it the refugee camps of Delhi or Bombay or elsewhere, many a story ...
Maqbool was talking about the tribal invaders, mostly from the North West Frontier Province, now part of Pakistan, who had stormed Baramulla ...
... mostly from the North West Frontier Province, now part of Pakistan, .... In Srinagar, a refugee camp had been set up in what is now known as ...
... military spokesman for Pakistan's army, told NBC News that the vehicle's driver and another militant had escaped to a nearby refugee camp.
Photos of a refugee camp in Kenya show acre upon acre of ... and danger they had escaped when they moved to the refugee camps.".
... had served with the British Army on the North West Frontier and who .... on Afghan history while Nancy worked with in the refugee camps.
... wait to enter the Kutupalang makeshift refugee camp, in Cox's Bazar, ..... Indian independence Act, 1947 and conduct referendum in NWFP ...
... Bengal or West Punjab or, maybe, the North West Frontier Province. ... of an Asian international conference to a refugee camp for 50,000 ...
... endangered language from the North-West Frontier Province) Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Marathi, Sindhi, Kashmiri, Pashto among others.
... arrival of refugees from Punjab, Sindh and the North-West Frontier Province. ... Hindus and Sikhs arrived from the NWFP, from Dera Ghazi Khan, Dera ... They moved into refugee camps at Kingsway, Hudson Line, Outram ...
"We travelled about 90 miles, most of us on foot, and then took a train to a refugee camp in Kurukshetra," he says. They were allotted land in ...
In the background, a vast Muslim refugee camp sprawls out as far as the eye can ... thousands of Muslims are driven to refugee camps and historic sites in Delhi, ... Two days later, the chief minister of the NWFP organises a guerrilla force to ...
It sent shock waves in the refugee camps in Ambala where many ... The institute had set up a refugee camp at Kurukshetra in 1948," says KM ...
... September 1980: Afghanistan border refugee camps embarrass UN ... the North-West Frontier provincial government on two occasions not ...
... a refugee camp, separated from her daughter due to the man-made ... from Travancore State to the North-West Frontier Province in search ...
... Bengal or West Punjab or, maybe, the North West Frontier Province. ... of an Asian international conference to a refugee camp for 50,000 ...
... arrival of refugees from Punjab, Sindh and the North-West Frontier Province. ... Hindus and Sikhs arrived from the NWFP, from Dera Ghazi Khan, Dera ... They moved into refugee camps at Kingsway, Hudson Line, Outram ...
"We travelled about 90 miles, most of us on foot, and then took a train to a refugee camp in Kurukshetra," he says. They were allotted land in ...
In the background, a vast Muslim refugee camp sprawls out as far as the eye can ... thousands of Muslims are driven to refugee camps and historic sites in Delhi, ... Two days later, the chief minister of the NWFP organises a guerrilla force to ...
Rules encompassing issues of sale/purchase of drugs were notified way back in 1982 named as "NWFP Drugs Sale Rules 1982" and since ...
PIA Flight 661 crashed into a mountainous region near Havelian, Pakistan today. None of those on board are thought to have survived.
It sent shock waves in the refugee camps in Ambala where many ... The institute had set up a refugee camp at Kurukshetra in 1948," says KM ...
... September 1980: Afghanistan border refugee camps embarrass UN ... the North-West Frontier provincial government on two occasions not ...
"I arrived in the West Bank a few months after an Israeli Defence Force (IDF) attack on the refugee camp in the middle of Jenin, as they believed, probably correctly, that many militants lived there.
That year was different for the city of Bannu in what was then the North West Frontier Province (now known as Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan); there had been no Baisakhi festivities that year and the spectre of India's impending partition was ...
During the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan, Hekmatyar trained guerrilla fighters in the refugee camps of Shamshatoo and Jalozai in Pakistan's Northwest Frontier Province (NWFP). As the Soviet Union began to withdraw from Afghanistan, so did its ...
On August 16, 1947, my great grandmother stood on the platform of Old Delhi Railway Station to take the train back home to the North-West Frontier Province. Along with her stood five young children; her body covered in a shawl and a small bag in her ...
Nearly 5 million Afghan refugees were housed in refugee camps in KP and Balochistan. ... Peshawar became part of Sikh Empire in 1818 and later fell to the British in late 1840s and remained so up to 1947, when NWFP (now KPK) joined Pakistan. Goaded ...


 

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