Brajinder Dhillon was born in Lyallpur, Pakistan. After Partition the family moved to India. She is a writer, a poet and a teacher. She has five books to her credit. Her latest award winning publication is “Dusk to Dawn”.
The Partition of India created the two independent states of India and Pakistan. In the riots that preceded the Partition, the religious fury and violence that it unleashed, in the Punjab region, killed between 200,000 to 500,000 people in the retributive genocide. 14 million Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims were forcibly transferred between the two countries.READ MORE