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Partitioned LivesMigrants, Refugees, Citizens in India and Pakistan, 1947-65$
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Haimanti Roy

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780198081777

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081777.001.0001

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Epilogue

Epilogue

Memories and Realities

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(p.220) Epilogue
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Partitioned Lives
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Haimanti Roy

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081777.003.0008

This section outlines the legacies of the Bengal Partition and argues that processes such as the establishment of documentary identities, illegal border crossing and the debates on citizenship have continued to have lasting impact in the political economy of India. It reiterates the case for the Bengal Partition narrative to assume a more central position within the scholarship and understanding of Partition in both India and Bangladesh.

Keywords:   India, Bangladesh, memory, Assam, illegal immigration, passports, citizenship

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