Subhadra Butalia was born in Lahore in Pakistan, but was working as a teacher in Delhi, India in August 1947 when independence came. She took part in celebrations, but also witnessed violence and saw her family divided by the partition of the country and emergence of Pakistan.
*Warning: This slideshow contains some graphic images.*
Interview and editing: Geeta Pandey | 2007 images: Adrian Fisk | Audio Slideshow produced by Tom Housden.