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Massacre of Muslims, Loot and Arson

Weapons were withdrawn from all Muslims in army and Police while all Hindus and Sikhs were allowed to retain their weapons. On June 3, 1947, Lord Mountbatten announced the Partition Plan on basis of districts, triggering unprecedented acts of communal violence, especially in Bengal and Punjab. Armed trained groups of Rashtariya Sevak Sang, Hindu Maha Sabha and Akali Dal started killing Muslims, looting their houses and abducting young women & girls.
Riots first started in Amritsar followed by Lahore, Delhi, and Calcutta. This made clear that the plan was in the knowledge of Hindus, and to render Muslims defenceless, weapons from Muslims in the army and police had been withdrawn. Violence climaxed with the start of August 1947.
It was only on August 17, 1947, that the Punjab Boundary Award was finally made public which further aggravated the communal violence. During the following months until October 1947, the province of Punjab was the scene of numerous mass killings of Muslims.

Riots of 1947
Only a few scenes of what happed to Muslims during riots of 1947 in pictures which were published in British press.

This is how Muslims ousted from their houses and lands had to travel to Pakistan.

Ousted Muslims near railway stations waited for several days or weeks

Ousted Muslims, travelling on foot and Bullock Carts, resting for a while on way to Pakistan

picture 4 – This is how Muslims ousted from their houses & lands travelled because every month only 1 or 2 trains headed for Pakistan. Shown 2 trains fully packed inside and on top while they will go with a gap of 2 to 4 weeks.

Trains carrying Muslims to Pakistan from different Provinces of India were attacked and they were killed. Trains reached Lahore Railway station full of blood, corpses and few badly injured people.

A scene of a small railway station in India from where the train passed carrying Muslims to Pakistan

Dead bodies of Muslims which were thrown in the river reached Pakistan

Dead bodies of Muslims slaughtered in India were buried in numerous mass graves

According to Australian newspaper of 25th September, 1947, 3,000 Muslims were massacred in one train in India.
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/36001501

The Hate of Hindus towards Muslims

As result of long and hard struggle by Muslims of India through their political organ Muslim League and under able guidance of their leader Muhammad Ali Jinnah and blessing of Allah sub-hanohoo wa Ta’ala, an independent Muslim country, Pakistan, came in to being at 2357 hours on August 14, 1947.

Extent of Hate can be visualised by comparing (1) & (2) with (3)
(1) Once we were playing hide and seek and a boy (Muslim) rammed in to a passerby Hindu. He shouted, “کپڑے بھڑشٹ کری گیا ۔ کپڑے بھڑشٹ کری گیا (He made my clothes filthy. He made my clothes filthy)” and cursed Muslims.
(2) Another time after playing we went to a Hindu’s shop for drinks. Shopkeeper sold drink to a Hindu boy but declined to sell to Muslim boys. On Hindu boy’s request to sell drinks to us, he said, “مُسلے ہیں بوتلیں بھڑشت ہو جائیں گی (They are Muslims, bottles will become filthy).” Then one Muslim boy asked for water, the shop keeper standing two meters away poured water on to his hands from half a meter above his hands.
(3) Hindus worship cows. Some cows used to wander about in the town. Once a Hindu was passing by a cow and the cow started urinating and his clothes were drenched with urine of cow. He said, “پاپ چڑی گئے ۔ پاپ چڑی گئے (My sins are washed away. My sins are washed away).”

I studied in the best school of the province. Our class comprised 6 girls (one Muslim, 4 Hindu, one Christian) and 14 boys (6 Muslim, one Sikh, 7 Hindus). In March 1947, I was in Grade 3, when decision about independence came to be known, following which, hatred could be noted on faces of Hindu students. A Hindu classmate, Rambeer (4 years older than) me abused Mr Muhammad Ali Jinnah. On asking him not to do that, he took out a knife and tore my coat from behind and went away threatening me. Two days later, when teacher was not in the class room, a friend of Rambeer, Keerti Kumar abused Muslims. On asking him to stop, he jumped on me saying, “We will kill you Muslims and there will be no Pakistan.” A few days later, a quarrel took place outside the school between Hindu and Muslim students of class-10 and a boy was injured. Consequently, the school was closed. Thereafter skirmishes in the city between Muslims and Hindus were heard every fortnight or so.

Muslims of Jammu took out procession every. One day children of 8 years and above were included and I was also part of the procession. The slogans were “لے کے رہیں گے ۔ پاکستان [We will get Pakistan]”, “بن کے رہے گا ۔ پاکستان” [Pakistan will be founded], “What do you want ? Pakistan”, “پاکستان کا مطلب کیا ? لا إله إلا الله (Meaning of Pakistan? There’s no god except God] ”.
During July, 1947, Muslims of the state passed “Accession to Pakistan Resolution” and submitted it to the ruler of Jammu Kashmir.