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- Video report by ITV News Correspondent Nina Nannar
Exactly 70 years ago, at the stroke of midnight between August 14 and 15, 1947, British rule ended in India, and the two separate nations of Pakistan and an independent India were created.
However, the Partition of India resulted in huge bloodshed due to religious differences.
Families were slaughtered as Muslims headed west, while Hindus and Sikhs headed east, settling on either side of a border created by the departing British.
Muslim sisters Suriya and Khairun were young children at the time of the Partition.
Fear and danger over the situation led to their family leaving their home in Bombay to settle in Karachi in the newly created Pakistan, a journey of more than 800 miles.
This month marks 70 years since the division of British India, a move which created an independent India and Pakistan.Read the full story ›
- Video report by ITV News Arts Editor Nina Nannar
The British Film Institute has put its Indian archive online for the first time to coincide with the upcoming 70th anniversary of Indian independence.
It charts the relationship between two countries and shows the way of life of Indians in Britain since the dawn of the age of film.
The newly digitised footage includes the visit in 1931 of Mahatma Gandhi in Britain for talks on Indian self government.