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Partition... 70 years on: A primer - BBC Newsnight

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Published on Aug 15, 2017

It's the 70th anniversary of the Partition of India. In August 1947, British India won its independence and split into two new states - India and Pakistan. Kirsty Wark looks back at how events unfolded.

Newsnight is the BBC's flagship news and current affairs TV programme - with analysis, debate, exclusives, and robust interviews.

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