Ramanjit Singh Chatha, Jammu - Site of Muslim massacres in October 1947 As the Punjabi Hindu and Sikh refugees from Sialkot and Rawalpindi migrated to Jammu, they conspired and took revenge on the Muslim population of Jammu. Aided by the Kashmir riayast army and police, what transpired was one of the worst massacres of hundreds of thousands of innocent Muslims in 1947. Cycle of revenge and counter revenge formed the tragic story of the madness that had engulfed the province.
Ramanjit Singh Jhootha Sach, a novel written by Yashpal, one of India's greatest contemporary Hindi language authors, was translated into English by his son Anand with the title This is Not That Dawn. The book is an epic novel about pre-partition Punjab and connects both history and fiction to narrate the tremendous hardships faced by ordinary people escaping violence in Lahore and trying to find their footing in the new post-partition India. The author uses the actual events