This is the journey of Hyderabad's transformation and final take on the partition. A gripping story of how it eventually became a part of India after being an independent state under the Nizam's rule for over 200 years. Hyderabad is divided as one section intends to remain independent while others want to join either India or Pakistan. Women like Uzma, the maid in the Nizam's palace and Jaabili, the communist recruit fight for its cause in their own way. This book talks about the political battle, the conspiracies and the struggles of ordinary people, especially women in the partition fight.