We seek to educate the community, foster awareness
about our nation's history, and instil pride in Indian
citizens about their heritage.

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The project aims to create an archive of oral history recordings of the 1947 generation of Indians and digitise various records such as letters, newspapers, refugee cards, official correspondences and passports.

The Generation 1947 Project

Nominate A Citizen

If you know a person born on the Indian subcontinent before 1947, or affected by the Partition and/or subsequent events, please help us by doing the following:


Talk to them about the project and explain to them why we want to learn about their story.


Email us at info@citizensarchiveofindia.org with the name and contact information of the person or their relative/caregiver.