Grant Period: One year and six months

For research to study folk songs in Haryana that have kept alive the memories of the Partition of India. Looking beyond the conventional modes of writing history, and focusing on women, this projects attempts to explore the sociocultural sphere to investigate the lasting effects of the divide on the lives of survivors. The outcome of this project will be the manuscript for a book. The Grantee’s deliverables to IFA with the final report will be the manuscript, audiovisual documentation from the field and interviews with local resource people.  Grant funds will pay for an honorarium, travel, food and living costs, equipment rental, books and stationery purchase costs, internet subscription and an account’s fee.