The Walnut Orchard

Khalid Fayaz Javed slept after finishing the dawn prayers during the Ramadan of 2003. No sooner than an hour or so of that autumn morning sleep, his newly bought phone rang. He woke up just when the ringing was about to die. Half asleep, Javed said gruffly ‘Hello!’ The unknown … Read more →

To bury a martyr is not a thing to be forgotten

Irfan Meraj  A beautiful winding stretch of road leads to Atta   Mohammad’s home in Boniyar, Uri. The beautiful landscape is in sharp contrast to what it holds beneath. Atta Mohammad died a week ago at his home after a prolonged illness. The sole gravedigger of his village for several … Read more →

The Woman who is preserving the treasure of Kashmiri culture

Muzamil Bashir  Located around 65 kilometers from Srinagar, Chinkipora village in North Kashmir’s Sopore town has a remarkable feature which has remained unnoticed by all that is the ‘Meeras Mahal’ Museum, which captures and preserves Kashmir’s heritage, artifacts and traditions in a beautiful way. The museum was established in 2001 … Read more →