Several Bengali-Americans in New York, individuals whose families were victims of partition of the Indian Subcontinent – especially of former British-Indian Bengal, formerly East Bengal, now Bangladesh – formed a partition documentation project called ISPaD or Indian Subcontinent Partition Documentation Project Inc. to save the history and experiences of lost and displaced individuals and families, their villages, their life, and that of survivors and protectors.
The Project has received not-for-profit status from the Departments of Education and State of New York and a 503-C tax-exempt status from the I.R.S. (of the U.S. Government). ISPaD is open to all.
The purposes of the project are:
Ispad is looking for individual and family stories, documents, pictures, narratives, deeds, artifacts, books, family history, stories of refugees, survivors, protectors and that of the lost ones, tapes, films, videos of Bengal and Indian partitions – from 1947 through the present.
Pre-Partition Map of India (1946) , Capital :New Delhi
Muslim-majority Subcontinent and her Religious Minorities: Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Pakistani and Indian Kashmir
No one is penalized, many countries give shelter to mass murderers
Religious Distribution of Kashmir Minorities:
Pakistani and Indian Kashmir