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Dangerous Borders: A Journey Across India and Pakistan
Year:
2017
Two journalists, one in India and one in Pakistan, use the India-Pakistan border as a handrail for an epic adventure, embarking upon parallel expeditions along the entire length of the border. They look to find out if these cultures are utterly at odds – or is there more that unites than divides?

East is East

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Dangerous Borders: A Journey Across India and Pakistan
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Dangerous Borders: A Journey Across India and Pakistan
Journalists Babita Sharma and Adnan Sarwar begin their epic journey along the still-contentious border that divides India and Pakistan. Beginning in Adipur, India, Babita explores the city's history as a refugee camp for Hindus fleeing Pakistan. On the other side of the border, Adnan spends time with the Hindu Bheels, who chose to stay in Pakistan due to their caste status. (1 of 3)
Dangerous Borders: A Journey Across India and Pakistan
Enter the Punjab - a lush, densely populated region that straddles the border and was split in two by Partition. From the huge cities of Lahore and Amritsar to thriving, colourful farming communities, the Punjab is the region which provides most of the Indian food we eat. (2 of 3)
Dangerous Borders: A Journey Across India and Pakistan
In the final episode, Babita’s journey takes her along one of the most dangerous stretches of road in the world, the Zojila Pass. In Pakistan, Adnan uncovers evidence of Chinese investment that has the potential to totally transform the nation. (3 of 3)