'Grannie was very sad to leave her home'
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Partition of India: 'Granny was very sad to leave her home'

7 August 2017 Last updated at 14:57 BST

In 1947, British India became independent and split into two new countries.

This was called the Partition of India, and it meant millions of people across the region had to leave their homes and move for good.

Six-year-old Samar from Glasgow told Newsround what happened to her grandma.

"Granny was very sad to leave her home," she said.

You can find out more about exactly what Partition was and the impact that it had by reading this guide.