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1947 Partition - Refugees Waiting To Settle In Their Refugee Camps

F.E. Chaudhrycirca. 1947

The Citizens Archive of Pakistan

The Citizens Archive of Pakistan

A group of refugees who had migrated from India after Partition waiting to settle into their camps. The refugee camps lacked sophisticated arrangements.

This image shows a group of refugees waiting to settle into their camps. The refugee camps lacked basic arrangements. People used tents, fabric, sticks and charpoys to create shelters for themselves.

This image is from the collection of F.E. Chaudhry, the only known local photographer who captured the events at the time.

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  • Title: 1947 Partition - Refugees Waiting To Settle In Their Refugee Camps
  • Creator: F.E. Chaudhry
  • Date Created: circa. 1947
  • Subject Keywords: 1947 Partition of Indian Subcontinent, Migration, Refugee Camp, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Type: Photograph
  • Rights: Copyright © 2017 by Citizens Archive of Pakistan (CAP). All rights reserved. No part of this image may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, including copying, or other electronic or mechanical methods, without the prior written permission of Citizens Archive of Pakistan (CAP). This image was donated by F.E. Chaudhry to CAP.

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