101 East: India, Pakistan and The Legacy of Partition

Catch 101 East: India, Pakistan and The Legacy of Partition in two parts. Part 1 on Al Jazeera, channel 257 on 11th August @ 11.30AM.  August 15th 1947, the partition of the Indian subcontinent by British imperial rulers creates two nation states – India and Pakistan.  In this two-part special, 101 East traces the events and conflicting politics that led to the greatest migration of people in human history and unleashed a wave of communal violence that claimed more than a million lives.  Catch 101 East: India, Pakistan and The Legacy of Partition – Part 2 on 18th August @ 11.30AM.