Jaffna Street

Jaffna Street (Paperback)

By Mir Khalid 
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R 177
Publisher: Rupa Publications India
Edition: Paperback
Edition Number: 1
Language: English
EAN: 9788129145321
No. of Pages: 304
Publish Date: 2017-03-30
Binding: Paperback
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In 1989, an adolescent schoolboy from downtown Srinagar watched as his elders extricated themselves from university campuses, high-school grounds, handloom machines and farms to bear arms and fight a war of attrition against the Indian state.Twenty-two years on, Jaffna Street was born from his explorations of the human dimension of the conflict appositely termed the Kashmir tragedy. Combining anecdotes, personal memories and extended interviews, the author takes us behind the scenes and headlines into Srinagar city's 'notorious' perpetually politically charged downtown as well as its upper cityside belt to create a panoramic portrait of recent Kashmir history. He profiles ordinary people-hitmen, insurgents, artisans, failed Marxist intellectuals, mystics, exiles, gangsters and ordinary individuals-who wouldn't make it even to the footnotes of history but have been crucial first-hand witnesses, participants or victims of some of the important events that marked the tumultuous and violent years of the insurgency.Jaffna Street attempts to trace these individual trajectories by exploring significant events in their lives within the wider adumbrate of history, without losing sight of the big picture.

About the author

Dr Mir Khalid was born in 1974 in a prominent civil services' family from downtown Srinagar. He attended the city's prestigious Irish Catholic Burn Hall School before training in medicine. His clinical research has appeared in the British Journal of Surgery.Jaffna Street is his first foray into English non-fiction writing. Previously he has published an anthology of Urdu poetry, Asbaat Khudi (2011). He, along with his family, currently lives in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, where he is employed as a general surgeon. His next literary foray is a novel dealing with blighted human relationships.

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Title: Jaffna Street
Publisher: Rupa Publications India
Author: Mir Khalid
Edition: Paperback
Edition Number: 1
Language: English
EAN: 9788129145321
No. of Pages: 304
Publish Date: 2017-03-30
Binding: Paperback

Jaffna Street Review

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By Darpan, 2017-03-31 10:37:30.0

The beauty of Jaffna Street is that Mir Khalid has taken no side while writing this book. Jaffna Street can be added to the list of must-read works of Kashmir because of its simplicity and no biases.

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