Refugees At The Golden Temple

Refugees with their remaining belongings at the Golden Temple (Sri Harmandir Sahib), the holiest shrine of Sikhism, in Amritsar, Punjab, after communal riots during the Partition of British India, March 1947. Fighting took place between the city's Muslim population (around 50 percent), anxious for Amritsar to be incorporated into Pakistan, and the other, Sikh and Hindu, half of the inhabitants, who supported incorporation with India. Refugees, including Muslims were given shelter at the Temple during the fighting. (Photo by Keystone Features/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Refugees with their remaining belongings at the Golden Temple (Sri Harmandir Sahib), the holiest shrine of Sikhism, in Amritsar, Punjab, after communal riots during the Partition of British India, March 1947. Fighting took place between the city's Muslim population (around 50 percent), anxious for Amritsar to be incorporated into Pakistan, and the other, Sikh and Hindu, half of the inhabitants, who supported incorporation with India. Refugees, including Muslims were given shelter at the Temple during the fighting. (Photo by Keystone Features/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Refugees At The Golden Temple
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Hulton Archive
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01 March, 1947
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