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

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THE GENERATION

1947 PROJECT

Our ongoing project, The Generation 1947 Project, aims to record and archive the personal stories of Indian citizens who have witnessed life in pre-independent India, as well as the subsequent formative nation-building years.

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DILLI KI

KHIRKI

This project, the brainchild of oral historian Ekta Chauhan, aims to archive the personal histories of residents of Khirki Village in New Delhi. The project is conducted in partnership with The Citizens’ Archive of India.

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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

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

Email

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