We investigate generalized thermalization in an isolated free fermionic chain evolving from an out of equilibrium initial state through a sudden quench. We consider the quench where a fermionic chain is broken into two disjoint chains. We focus on the evolution of the local observables namely, occupation number, nearest neighbor hopping, information sharing and out-of-time-order correlations after the quench and study the relaxation of the observable, leading to generalized Gibbs ensemble for the system in the thermodynamic limit though it has been argued that noninteracting or free fermionic models in general do not relax to the generalized Gibbs ensemble (GGE). We obtain the light cone formed by the evolution of the observables along the fermionic lattice chain due to the sudden quench which abides by the Lieb-Robinson bound in quantum systems. We also analytically study a simpler model which captures the essential features of the system. Our analysis strongly suggest that the internal interactions within the system do not remain of much importance once the quench is sufficiently strong.

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