Question about 1947

It’s wonderful when one speaks about with a mathematician this evening regarding historical erasure and memory regarding 1947 partition of Bengal, and how nostalgia is misplaced as a myth in covering up for hard facts, or the inability to engage with hard truths in the Bengali consciousness.

Why is the sordid and gruesome violence happen, by members of a common linguistic community? Was it power or a desire for a different trajectory, which ultimately Bangladesh and Indian West Bengal has experienced?

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