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Refugee camp at Humayun's tomb, September 1947, Courtesy: Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

September 1947

Partition Museum

Partition Museum
Amritsar, India

During Partition, Humayun's Tomb, along with Purana Qila and Safdarjung's Tomb, became a major refugee site in Delhi. It first housed Muslims who were migrating to Pakistan, and later provided refuge to Hindus and Sikhs coming in from Pakistan.

Details

  • Title: Refugee camp at Humayun's tomb, September 1947, Courtesy: Nehru Memorial Museum and Library
  • Date Created: September 1947
  • Physical Dimensions: Digital
  • Type: Photograph
  • Medium: Paper

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