What’s the connection between Bartle Frere, AJ and Mummy?

Sir Henry Bartle Edward Frere was appointed the Commissioner of Sind in 1850. He issued a decree in 1851, making it compulsory to use Sindhi language in place of Persian in Sind. The officers of Sind were ordered to learn Sindhi compulsorily to enable them to carry on day-to-day work efficiently. He went on to … More What’s the connection between Bartle Frere, AJ and Mummy?

Fugitives!~1952….a story of migration (2/2)

The Sessions Court of Mehsana ordered AJ and Nanima to leave Sidhpur with immediate effect…….this meant that they could not even return home to collect their belongings. What if they were arrested…..?  Deeming it too risky, they abandoned all thoughts of going back to Sidhpur, travelling instead directly to Ahmedabad from Mehsana….with only the clothes … More Fugitives!~1952….a story of migration (2/2)