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Author Bal K. Gupta honored by The 1947 Partition Archive

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December 2014
Author Bal K. Gupta honored by The 1947 Partition Archive

 

Bal K. Gupta (second from left) was honored by The 1947 Partition Archive at their office on the Skydeck of the University of California, Berkeley.

 

Bal K. Gupta was recently honored by The 1947 Partition Archive, a nonprofit housed at the University of California, Berkeley on the entrepreneurial Skydeck—one of the first research university startup accelerators. The 1947 Partition Archive preserves the stories of people who lived through the partition of India and Pakistan, believing that a strong foundation in history will pave the way for a more enlightened future for the subcontinent and hence the world.

Mr. Gupta, a survivor of Partition, is the author of Forgotten Atrocities: Memoirs of a Survivor of the 1947 Partition of India which has been sold in the USA, UK, India, Pakistan, and Australia. His book has been translated into Hindi (in India) and Urdu (in Pakistan). The book is listed on 1947 Partition Archive website, and on the basis of this book, the archive sent a reporter (“Citizen Historian”) to Atlanta, who video interviewed him. Later when he was in California, he was invited and honored in the archive office. The video will be posted on their website, and the story is featured on the archive Facebook page.

Mr. Gupta was also audio interviewed by the Atlanta History Center and video interviewed by World Hindu News. His many articles on the Partition of India have been published in newspapers and magazines in the USA and India.

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Facebook post by the 1947 Partition Archive with photo and Mr. Bal Gupta’s story:
http://on.fb.me/1nc5RPF

The New York Times profiles 1947 Partition Archive”
http://skydeck.berkeley.edu/2013/08/14/the-new-york-times-profiles-1947-partition-archive/

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