Women and Children Sitting on Floor

(Original Caption) This photo was made at the railroad station of Amritsar, border city of India, after a refugee train arrived from Pakistan--the Moslem state. The group is composed of women and children only. All the adult menfolk were lost in Pakistan in the faction strife that has torn India since it was given freedom. Scores of thousands have been slaughtered and other countless thousands have become displaced persons in the two free states of Pakistan and the Dominion of India.
(Original Caption) This photo was made at the railroad station of Amritsar, border city of India, after a refugee train arrived from Pakistan--the Moslem state. The group is composed of women and children only. All the adult menfolk were lost in Pakistan in the faction strife that has torn India since it was given freedom. Scores of thousands have been slaughtered and other countless thousands have become displaced persons in the two free states of Pakistan and the Dominion of India.
Women and Children Sitting on Floor
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01 January, 1947
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