Cover October 2016

Dear readers,

This is our October 2016 issue –  focusing on the on going civilian uprising in Kashmir since July 8, when popular rebel commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani was shot dead by the government forces in South Kashmir. In this issue, Aakash Hassan looks at how children in Kashmir have accepted Burhan Wani as their hero, and he also interviews Mirwaiz Qazi Ahmed Yasir, who is the Mirwaiz of South Kashmir. Nayyar N. Khan argues that people should follow one aim i.e. Independent Kashmir. Irfan Mehraj tells us what are India’s intentions after arresting prominent human rights defender Khurram Parvez. Surbhi Gupta speaks to several youth from India asking them about the uprising. Haroon Khalid comments on how Indo-Pak conflict has now become a conflict between their citizens, while as Fahad Shah argues how Burhan Wani has become symbol of dissent in Kashmir. Aitry Das shares a poem written on Kashmir. Alex George writes about his visit to Kashmir, while as Sreejith Karnaver talks about his experiences of working in Kashmir. First episode of video series produced by Video Daddy is in the VideoBox.

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The Kashmir Walla



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Ten-year-old Zahan pulls out his “gun” from the folds of cloth kept next to his school bag. Cleaning it thoroughly, Shameema, his mother, puts...

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While a civilian uprising still continues in Kashmir since July 8 when a popular rebel commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani was shot dead in an...

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We stood extremely still. Exactly 10 seconds ticked away before we looked at each other again. “Rickshaw?” Kartik asked me: a formality. We sped towards...


Burhan Wani

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The political narrative of Kashmir has been taken over by its tech savvy youth, which is visible in the on going uprising that erupted...
Khurram Parvez shifted to jail

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On the day of Khurram Parvez’s arrest on September 16 and minutes before he was taken to police control room for a medical check...

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The first episode of the series produced by Video Daddy can be watched here. “…the colour of my soul is iron-grey and sad bats wheel...


Azad Kashmir flag

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The entire South Asia has been shadowed by the staggering apprehension of security concerns, cross-border conflicts and poor connectivity. The insubstantial situation of the...

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In the current atmosphere, when Indians and Pakistanis, politicians, sportsmen, entertainers, media persons and regular civilians are hurling abuses at each other, it renders...
The Kashmir Walla 5 Years


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Since July 8, when popular rebel commander of Hizbul Mujahideen, Burhan Wani, was shot dead, a never before civilian uprising has been going on...


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