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Kashmir: Linguistic Crisis at The Doorstep

Kashmir: Linguistic Crisis at The Doorstep

With the abrogation of article 370, the Muslim population of Jammu and Kashmir feels their identity under threat. Language is one of the factors which comprise an identity of an individual or a nation. Manzoor Ahmad Rather writes a detailed piece about the existential threat to the Kashmiri language.

Manzoor Ahmad Rather Chronologically, on December 3, 2018, the Ministry of HRD officially tweeted that the Kashmiri language on the Bhasha Sangam program is removed in response to the raised sentiments with respect to Religion-based Version of language by Kashmiri Hindus, which had isolated the Kashmiri language at national level till today. By revoking Article […]

 Omer Farooq

Azra Choudhary, a Jammu massacre victim: the journey to Islam and translation of Tazkeer ul Quran into Dogri

Azra Choudhary, a Jammu massacre victim: the journey to Islam and translation of Tazkeer ul Quran into Dogri

Story of her life, her childhood in the most difficult conditions, her journey to Islam, translation of Quran and also the story of her mother, a victim of the Jammu massacre in 1947.

This is the story of Azra Chowdhary’s legendary life, how she began her childhood in the most difficult conditions, her journey to Islam and larger purpose as she toiled through her difficulties. Also the story ofher mother, a victim of the Jammu massacre in 1947. Azra Choudhary, a Jammuite Muslim and former govt employee, had […]