The Symposium was ideated with an aim to understand and explore the invisible stories and narratives from the Partition history in India. Guest Speaker Dr. Binayak Dutta, author, scholar, researcher, and professor of History at North-Eastern Hill University located in Shillong, Meghalaya was invited to shed some light on this subject. A topic that remains undisclosed on a large scale.
Dr. Binayak specializes in the history of Modern India, the Partition of India and the discourse around displacement, migration and citizenship in North-East India. The major topic of discussion was on North-East India. There were discussions on Bangladesh too. There were dialogues on how the Partition affected so many people and their livelihood. Dr. Dutta also spoke about Tribes which the students had no knowledge had existed. This interesting and educating symposium was appreciated by all.