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1947 Partition - Volunteers at Lahore Railway Station

F.E. Chaudhrycirca. 1947

The Citizens Archive of Pakistan

The Citizens Archive of Pakistan

Refugees after the 1947 Partition of the Indian subcontinent.

Volunteers are standing at Lahore Railway Station. They were helping the incoming refugees. The refugees' luggage has been piled up and they were waiting to be given a space to settle at a camp.

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

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  • Title: 1947 Partition - Volunteers at Lahore Railway Station
  • Creator: F.E. Chaudhry
  • Date Created: circa. 1947
  • Subject Keywords: 1947 Partition of Indian Subcontinent, Migration, Refugees, Belongings, 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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