Hunderman, a village at the Indian border, has witnessed four wars. From 1949 to 1971, it belonged to Pakistan. During the 1965 war, it was disputed land for around three months. In 1971, the Indian Army captured Hunderman. Overnight, the people in the village became Indian and the ones left behind in Pakistan, refugees. Ghulam Hussein’s fate was among those caught in the fluid nationalities and shifting borders. Through all his years in exile, he longed for home. His family, in turn, memorialized him by transforming his home into a Museum of Memories.
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