The Radcliffe Line, which acts as the geopolitical border that divides India from Pakistan, came into existence only on August 17, 1947, two days after India got independence. The line, which stands as a crude border, was formed by Lord Wavell, the Viceroy of India. The British chose to postpone the announcement of the border to avoid any responsibility for the anticipated communal violence.
By Varun Vasudevan | Aug 10, 2017 10:17 PM #Radcliffe Line
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