Preview – My Family, Partition And Me: India 1947

Sameer Butt

Presenter Anita Rani uncovers the extraordinary and emotional stories of three British families that lived in India during the time of partition 70 years ago.

Travelling to Bangladesh to discover the truth about her father’s past, Binita Kane hopes to find out what happened when her Hindu father Bim had to flee his village as a young boy. Mandy Duke travels to Calcutta to uncover the astonishing story of her grandfather Arthur Wise and Asad Ali Syed and his grandson Sameer set out to find the house that Asad grew up in with his family.

My Family, Partition And Me: India 1947, Wednesday, 9 pm – BBC One

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