This Pakistani Man Explains The Bitter Sweet Feeling Of Pakistan’s Independence Day

While Independence for any country has been a moment of joy and celebration, India and Pakistan have faced a bitter-sweet symphony of it.

In 1947, when the countries won their victories from British colonial rule, they also received ‘Partition’ as a parting gift. The ruthless bloodshed and destruction hardly makes for a fond memory for those caught up in migration.

A man on ”Humans Of Pakistan” shared his bitter sweet memory of Pakistan’s Independence day when he was forced to pack his bags to migrate back to Pakistan. Stepping over dead bodies, how could he have made out if it was a day of joy or mourning?

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Partition of india will always remain one of the most heartbreaking dents in the history of India and Pakistan. So much of present turmoil could have been avoided, if only.


Sources: Humans Of Pakistan

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