The author has drawn upon recently available oral histories of the victims of partition to give a harrowing account of the times
There was something remarkable about her – and with her passing, just about the last remaining link with South Asia’s independence era leaders has been broken.
Trying to erase Nehru’s imprint on the country is a tall order because he is part of modern India’s DNA. Throw Nehru out of the equation and you end up undermining India.
Baling, by Five Arts Centre from Malaysia, attempts an original, alternative retelling of the historic Baling Talks, with a focus on Chin Peng, the enigmatic leader of the outlawed Malayan Communist Party.