Partitions of Bengal (II)

Only Shamya Prasad Mukherjee gave the call for Partition and even went on to join Nehru’s first cabinet as the Industries Minister and even suggested that the Hindu Mahasabha be disbanded. 

Ritwik Ghatak’s Partition Trilogy

The Partition haunted Ritwik Ghatak all his life as did the subject of refugees. He identified himself with the pain and anguish of refugees who lost their entity and had to readjust in the alien environment. In his book, Cinema and I, Ghatak had said: “Cinema, to me, is a means of expressing my anger at the sorrows and sufferings of my people”