Real Stories From Kashmir: Part 2: “To Make It Home Alive, Is Normal”

The Logical Indian

November 20th, 2019


EXCLUSIVE: Mir Basit Hussain, senior journalist and Publications Editor at Free Press Kashmir speaks to The Logical Indian’s Sanika Athavale about: 1. Conditions in the valley, post and pre August 5th 2. Press freedom and state of journalism 3. Name changing of landmarks 4. Transition from Urdu to Hindi 5. Defining Kashmir’s ‘normalcy’ He gives us a first-hand account of the deconstruction of independent and free media in Kashmir while telling us how ‘normalcy’ is nothing but ‘uncertainty’ to his people. (The image used in the backdrop – of the fallen Chinar leaf- was captured by Basit) #KashmirLockdown #PressFreedom #HumanRights #Article370 #Day108


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