Berkeley City Council names June 3 as annual ‘Partition Remembrance Day’ to honor India-Pakistan Partition

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Berkeley is the first city in the United States to officially proclaim a day recognizing the Partition, one of the world’s largest refugee crises caused by the Partition of India and Pakistan in 1947.

The Berkeley City Council recently named June 3 as an annual “Partition Remembrance Day”to commemorate the world’s largest refugee crisis caused by the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947.
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