Indian Partition Story

Indian Partition Story

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  • Mohammad Ramjan- Where and when he was born/ Early life  
  • Riots 
  • Hiding from the riots 
  • Mohammad Ramjan was born in 1935  in Kolkata, British India. His father was a police officer for the British government and chose to go to Pakistan during the Indian partition.  
  • Moving to Dhaka, East Pakistan
  • While Ramjan was in Kolkata he witnessed many riots that occurred because of the Indian partition. He saw many sad and terrible scenes such as men and women being ripped away from their homes and trucks full of corpses.   
  • Odd jobs 
  • Due to the dangerous riots happening in Kolkata, Ramjan and his family decided to hide in a graveyard for 2 days.
  • Moving to the Geneva camp in Mohammadpur, Dhaka
  • Once it was safer Ramjan and his family decided to take a train to Dhaka, East Pakistan. 
  • After moving to Dhaka, Ramjan had to do odd jobs and one of them included driving taxis.
  • After the war of 1971 Ramjan and his family moved to the Geneva camp in Mohammadpur, Dhaka.
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