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Khaak Aur Khoon By Naseem Hijazi

    Khaak Aur Khoon By Naseem Hijazi

    Khaak Aur Khoon is a famous book by Naseem Hijazi. It’s about the tough times Muslims faced during the 1947 Partition when moving to Pakistan.

    The story is set in a village, Dilawargarh, in Gurdaspur. At first, people were happy because Pakistan got Gurdaspur.

    But then, Cyril Radcliffe, a big decision-maker, gives it to India. This leaves the Muslims there in a tricky spot.

    They must choose: leave their old homes for Pakistan or stay in now-dangerous lands. The book shows somber scenes.

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    Friends turn into enemies fast. Angry Hindu and Sikh groups attack Muslims, running away.

    They break mosques, take women, and attack trains with people inside. Hijazi also talks about Muslims who didn’t help or took advantage of others.

    But there’s also kindness. Some Hindu and Sikh families get help from Muslims.

    This shows that people can be good to each other, regardless of religion. The Muslims in Dilawargarh finally tried to get to Pakistan.

    It’s dangerous, and they face many threats. Hijazi makes the story feel real by focusing on just one village.

    It shows how hard it was for everyday people who had to leave their homes for no reason. The book is about how people stay strong and keep going, even when things are terrible.

    Khaak Aur Khoon is a sad but important book. It helps people understand what happened during Partition.

    It’s been many years, but this book is still crucial for learning about those tough times.

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