Partition: India and Pakistan separate in 1947

Muslim refugees trying to board a train to flee from India in September 1947 (©AP)

This programme was broadcast to mark the 50th anniversary of the partition of the subcontinent, when India and Pakistan gained independence from British colonial rule in 1947. Floris van Straaten travels overland from Peshawar to Delhi, exploring the scars left by this momentous and violent event.

Producers: Dheera Sujan & Floris van Straaten

Broadcast: August 15, 1997