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By News Desk | Photographs by Shahid Tantray On March 15, when people came out at morning, in Srinagar city of Kashmir, they found poorly drawn graffiti on shop shutters and walls. The graffiti, addressing to the state police, had a message saying, “JKP we r [are] coming”. The police was told to deface or rub the graffiti and some policemen were seen painting over them. Meanwhile, the leading graffiti artists of Kashmir Valley who have been using graffiti as a tool to write different messages since 2008 civil uprising have denied making any such graffiti. Talking to one of

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Taking inspiration from Palestinian, Tunisian, Egyptian, Bahraini, Syrian graffiti artists, the underground graffiti artists group, El-Horiah, of Kashmir has named itself after El-seed, a Tunisian graffiti artist who writes graff in Arabic. Horiah is an Arabic word for freedom in which the group says they believe in. They are a few young boys in their late teens and early 20s who have been making graffiti on the streets of Kashmir. From walls in the outskirts of Srinagar to the congested business hub Lal Chowk, the group has been sending messages for people to read and understand. One of the group members, a young

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Picasso’s Guernica By Fahad Shah Pablo Picasso is not alive but his work tells us stories of his time. His art, displayed in almost every gallery of the world, uniquely depicts human relations, social dissent and sufferings. He gave the world a monumental art work which was created against the bombing of Guernica, Basque Country, by German and Italian warplanes on 26 April 1937, during the Spanish Civil War. The Spanish Republican government had commissioned him to create a large painting for the Paris International Exposition at the 1937 World’s Fair in Paris. It was one of his best, titled

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