Wednesday, January 26, 2011

To Conquer Her Land

The border areas between India and Pakistan are like their own world. Since partition in 1947, the border has seen war, smuggling (people, arms, drugs), firing, jingoistic parades, killing, suicide bombing, fireworks, lonely tears and moments of glory.  Poulomi Basu documents India’s first ever batch of women soldiers that were deployed at the country’s first line of defence, the India-Pakistan border.

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