A Pakistani YouTuber, in a humane act last month, helped a woman find her family in India from whom she was separated after the Indo-Pak partition in 1947. The YouTuber, named Muhammad Alamgir, had posted the video of an old woman, Daphia Bai, on his YouTube channel.
Bai has been living in Punjab since the partition. Alamgir had requested his followers to spread the video of the woman and help him reconnect the woman with her family. The YouTuber talked about the emotional trauma people endured during and after the partition. As per the reports, the woman’s family lives in India’s Bikaner.
“I spent all my life crying, offering money, ghee to people to help locate my family,” she shared and recalled the names of her family members in the video. Her grandson, Naseer Khan added: “She used to tell us about a place in India which had a lot of peacocks…. she used to talk about attending her uncle’s wedding in that town.”
The YouTube added that the process of searching for her family in India was time-consuming and exhausting, but it was worthy it in the end as the woman cried while talking to her brother on a video call.
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The woman thanked the people and the YouTuber for helping her reconnect with her family. Her nephew informed the media she had been living in pain for 70 years after separating from her family.