Blood | Urvashi Butalia | Granta Magazine

Blood

Urvashi Butalia

‘Stories are all that people have, stories that rarely breach the frontiers of family and religious community’

The political partition of India caused one of the great human convulsions of history. Never before or since have so many people exchanged their homes and countries so quickly. In the space of a few months, about twelve million people moved between the new, truncated India and the two wings, East an…


Urvashi Butalia

Urvashi Butalia is the co-founder of Kali for Women, India’s first feminist publisher, and is Director of its imprint Zubaan. Her works include The Other Side of Silence: Voices from the Partition of India. She lives in Delhi.

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