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This book is about the life and culture of the Hindu migrants from Dera Ismail Khan, a city by the Indus River, a commercial hub on the trade route from Afghanistan. The Hindus fled the city in 1947 when India got divided. They left their homes empty-handed but carried with them a rich legacy of an unwritten culture, memories and an ancient language. With the passage of years their language, Derewali, is rarely spoken in India and most of the traditions an