The Burden of Refugee: Partition Experiences of the Sindis of Gujarat

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The Burden of Refuge

The Burden of Refuge book by Rita Kothari presents the stories of the Sindhi Hindus of Gujarat starting with colonial Sindh. The book includes personal narratives of various Sindhis who migrated to India, their struggles during resettlements and their urge to become popular Hindus by adopting a more monolithic Hindu identity that impacted the Sindhi-ness, leading to identity crisis in some cases.