On Sunday, PM Modi, Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, and other leaders paid tribute to all those who lost their lives during the Partition. August 14 is observed as ‘Partition Horrors Remembrance Day’ in India.
In his Independence Day speech last year, Prime Minister Modi declared August 14 to be “Partition Horrors Remembrance Day.”
On Partition Horrors Remembrance Day, Prime Minister Modi paid his heartfelt tribute to all those who lost their lives during Partition and admire the resilience and tenacity of all those who suffered through that tragic chapter of our history.
Today, on #PartitionHorrorsRemembranceDay, I pay homage to all those who lost their lives during Partition , and applaud the resilience as well as grit of all those who suffered during that tragic period of our history.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 14, 2022
The Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, also spoke of the suffering that occurred during the partition, when Pakistan was established and hundreds of thousands of people were forced to flee their homes.
The cruel chapter of Indian history that will always be remembered as the country’s split in 1947. Millions of people were killed and displaced as a result of the violence and hatred of Partition. The Home Minister via tweet paid his homage to the countless individuals who endured the worst effects of Partition.
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also paid his respects and condolences to those who died during the partition.
Singh took it to Twitter and paid his tributes by remembering all those people who lost their lives during the country’s partition. He honoured all those who began again despite being unable to forget the agony of partition. He mentioned, that the country will never forget the horrors of Partition.
The Partition is widely regarded as one of history’s most violent and rapid displacements. The partition of India into India and Pakistan resulted in severe bloodshed and communal violence, property loss, and significant instability.
Estimates of the number of people killed range from 500,000 to over a million, according to the official document, but “the generally accepted figure stands at around 500,000,” according to the official document issued by the centre.