Manan Wani’s father speaks about his son

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Manan Wani, a scholar at Aligarh Muslim University, had joined militant ranks in January 2018. The Kashmir Walla spoke to his father at his residence in Tikipora, Kupwara on Thursday night, who says,

“We will mourn for four days for the scholar we lost, but I challenge the society to nurture a child like Manan.”

By Sanna Irshad Mattoo, Bhat Burhan, Saide Zahōōr, Vikar Syed


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