Khan Ansur

Bullying – when I decided to commit suicide!

Bullying – when I decided to commit suicide!

Bullying is the most experienced but less talked about evil phenomenon in our society. At an individual level, it sometimes leads to suicide while as at a collective level it leads to civil war. Here, Khan Ansur, who once happened to be its victim, writes about it.

“Whenever I would utter my name, I was mocked and ridiculed for it was, and in fact, it is, altogether a different name from the rest. Many times, some of my relatives also were party to this humiliating attitude.” Bullying Persistent intimidating acts intended to make life unpleasant for another person can be called bullying. […]

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WHY DO WE NEED TO STUDY THE SEERAH OF PROPHET MUHAMMAD (Peace Be Upon Him)?

WHY DO WE NEED TO STUDY THE SEERAH OF PROPHET MUHAMMAD (Peace Be Upon Him)?

Khan Ansur describes based on his own personal experience why reading Seerah is an important task for every Muslim.

Khan Ansur “I looked into history for a human paradigm and found it to be in Muhammad”. (Wolfgang Goethe, the German Poet) The word “Seerah” simply means “path”. If we go by the dictionary meaning, it means; conduct; way of life; life of a person; biography; etc. I could perfectly recall the days of my […]

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Introducing my Vale

Introducing my Vale

Not even tears are there for mourning. Not even protest I would resort to for I will turn sightless through pellets. For attaining peace, not even death is there Introducing my vale, the choked area of the map which has become more lifeless, more haunting through Occupation and Oppression!

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So wretched we are

So wretched we are

Where I live, Is a devastating place. So are its people! Where I live, Worthless are its fathers, Who raise their sons- Only to shoulder their coffins! Where I live, Hapless are its mothers, Who sing lullaby- For their dead children! Where I live, Is a wretched place. So are its people! Poet is researcher […]

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A rendezvous with Leprosy and Lepers of J&K

A rendezvous with Leprosy and Lepers of J&K

“There are some people who have deformed face and limbs. They are very scary and dangerous for people, particularly for children. They haunt and hurt children wherever they see them.” “Perhaps, the elders have seen these people and have faced their wrath. That is the reason they keep us telling these stories. This was normal […]

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And we show them our graveyards

And we show them our graveyards

Let me take you, To the aura of occupation, Wherein we, On the daily basis, Clean blood, Clad shroud to our Martyrs! And offer their funeral prayers! The story doesn’t end here, Our Martyrs do come in our dreams, And ask us only one question- Did our Nation get Free? Did we get Azaadi? To […]

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The shroud and funeral prayers

The shroud and funeral prayers

O’ my countrymen, I’m prepared. For I’ve bought my shroud, you see! This white cloth, now- Remains with me day and night! As you’re yourself aware, This occupation won’t leave me either. O’ my countrymen, Occupation comes with uncertainty. And now I beseech you, To be in the state of Wudhu, For you’ll always be […]

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Number of times Governor’s rule imposed in J&K

Number of times Governor’s rule imposed in J&K

Not a new phenomenon for the people of Jammu and Kashmir when the Indian state, post the collapse of the disparate alliance between People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), has again promulgated the Governor’s Rule in J&K. The most important fact is that this kind of phenomenon has already been witnessed on […]

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When they lost me

When they lost me

They found me in debris, Filled with dust allover, And it was the time- When they lost me! The birds, Were bereft of my company, It spoke of the time- When they lost me! The alleys, That colored my childhood, Turned colorless- When they lost me! The comrades, Who fought with me- Missed the valour […]

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Invitation to the Heavens!

Invitation to the Heavens!

My dear Soldiers, From now onwards- Every Ramadhan, You will celebrate here only! And today in Shopian, With high reverence- Almighty invited them to Heavens! Poet is an independent researcher and professional social worker. Disclaimer: Views expressed are exclusively personal and do not necessarily reflect the position or editorial policy of Oracle Opinions.