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Book Review – Gowhar Geelani’s ‘Kashmir: Rage and Reason’

By Abid Ahmad Shah
The struggle of Kashmiris for political and economic rights, justice and dignity predates the birth of India and Pakistan. According to Geelani, it is important to contextualise and historicize the struggle of Kashmiris for independence which can be traced to the 16th century when it was taken over by the Mughals.

The long tradition of communal harmony in Kashmir

By Abid Ahmad Shah
In the town of Seer Hamdan, Anantnag, the legal heir of a deceased Hindu Pandit, namely Arzan Nath, is a Muslim man, Nissar Ahmad Wagay. He served the former during ups and downs of life. Arzan Nath was a government employee with no one to look after. Nissar Ahmad served him through the turbulent times and offered heart-touching services, which even a true descendant, could not offer.