Partition: The man who drew the line
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Cyril Radcliffe: The man who drew the partition line

Seventy years ago a British lawyer was asked to divide British-ruled India into the new independent nations of India and Pakistan.

He had five weeks to do it, and the lines he drew sparked a tragedy that still poisons ties between the two countries today.

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  • 01 Aug 2017
  • From the section Asia