Leaving India

Keystone Features1947-08-07

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New York, United States

7th August 1947: One of 30 special trains leaving New Delhi Station which will take the staff of the Pakistan government to Karachi. Muslim League National Guards stand to attention in honour of the departure. 600 Delhi muslims were relocated to Pakistan following the partition. (Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images)


  • Title: Leaving India
  • Creator: Keystone Features
  • Date Created: 1947-08-07
  • Provenance: Hulton Archive
  • Subject Keywords: Group, Assistance, Finance, Lifestyles, Transportation, Horizontal, Flag, Black And White, India, Pakistan, Leaving, Watching, Train, Railroad Station, Railroad Track, Religion, Karachi, Males, Females, Emigration and Immigration, Government, Travel, Railroad Car, Riding, 1940-1949
  • Collection ID: 60
  • Collection: Hulton Archive
  • Artist Title: Stringer

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