Train to India: Memories of Another Bengal

Maloy Krishna
Penguin Books India
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From Amazon: The untold vivid portrayal of human tragedy on teh eastern flank of Bengal before, during and after Partition. In 1947, East Bengal was drenched with as much blood as was shed in Punjab. Seen through the eyes of Maloy Krishna Dhar as a young boy making the perilous journey to India-escaping to a 'new' India from an 'old' India that had become East Pakistan, the memoir tells the story of the rapid deterioration of age-old bonds between Bengali, Hindus and Muslims, of the cruelest violence comparable to the worst genocides in history.