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Bhaand Pather: The Fading Folk art

Bhaand Pather: The Fading Folk art

Bhaand Pather is the traditional folk theatre form performed by the ‘Bhaands’, folk artists of Kashmir. Historians believe that the Bhaands of the Mughal period successfully symbolized the aspirations of...

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Inicidents like Frisal will produce bitter consequences: MLA Homshalibugh

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 11:39 Written by

"The MLA of Homshalibugh, Abdul Majeed Larmi has denounced the attack upon civilians by paramilitary troopers"

June 14

 

Abdul Majeed Larmi, the National Conference MLA condemned the attack upon civilians post iftaar on Tuesday. He said that the security forces entered the Humshalibugh constituency's Frisal village  and started  ransacking the property and vehicles. He also alleged that the paramilitary thrashed whosoever they found. People were  beaten ruthlessly without any provocation, he said.

The MLA, Ab Majeed Larmi also warned that such incidents will produce bitter consequences. 

Talking over GST, he said that the meeting over GST which is scheduled to happen on 17-June will not take place until and unless talks are not held with NC, Congress and other opposition parties. 

Shutdown, Protest in Frisal, Kulgam

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 06:37 Written by
'Reactionary protests and shutdown being observed in the town"
June 14
 
People in Frisal village in Southern Kashmir's Kulgam held protests against the high-handedness of paramilitary troopers.
 
The village is observing a shutdown to protest the ransacking of several houses without any provocation late last night on Tuesday.
 
 
The forces damaged doors, window panes, cars, load carriers and broke doors, locals said.
 
 
The Police has though denied the allegations.

Primary school in Kulgam has no building, runs in tin shed

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 13:13 Written by
"Teachers find difficult to teach, students suffer, locals aghast"
June 13

Painting a grim picture of education sector, the teachers of Government Primary School in Dardparin village in Khuli Batapora area of Kulgam district are being forced to take the classes under tin shed or in open due to inadequate accommodation.


The official apathy has put a question mark on the tall claims of administration of streamlining the education sector.
According to KNS correspondent, the teachers are also finding it difficult to teach the 50 students enrolled in the school, which was established in the year 2004. Thus simultaneously, has affected the education of student.


Official sources said that the tin shed is not only being used as classroom but for the Principal chamber and other things as well. “The 50 students enrolled in the school are being taught jointly in the tin shed,” they informed


They said that since its establishment in the year 2004, the authorities have failed to construct a concrete building for the students. “No initiative has been taken so far to construct a building for the well being of students,” they said.


Sources said that the two teachers here are finding it difficult to teach a good number of wards.
The locals in the area told KNS that they approached to the Chief Education Officer (CEO) Kulgam and Zonal Education officer DH Pora several times but unfortunately nothing has been done in this regard.


“There is enough land available for the construction of school but it seems they are reluctant to build raise a concert building for the students. Parents don’t allow their wards to attend classes during rains while in sunny days, the students find it difficult to stay inside the tin shed,” the locals said.
They demanded government to either merge the schools with any nearby school or to raise concrete building for the well being of the students.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kulgam, Talat Parvez told KNS that Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) is taking care of the construction of the schools. “I will personally talk to the CEO Kulgam in this regard.” he said.

Search Operation at Pombay Kulgam.

Saturday, 10 June 2017 11:16 Written by

"The Cordon and Search operation launched at Pombay has already been called off"

June 10

The paramilitary troopers today launched a massive cordon and search operation at Pombay area of the Kulgam district. The troopers conducted search operations, however found nothing after which the operation was called off, the locals said. 

The cordon and search operations were given a nod  on the 15th day of May, 2017. Cordon and Search operations in Kashmir were abandoned 15 years ago by the troopers.

The biggest cordon and search operation in recent times was carried out across two dozen villages in Shopian month when thousands of paramilitary troopers combed through villages and orchards, unmanned aerial vehicles and choppers had monitored the operation from air.

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Militants attack army Convoy at Qazigund

Saturday, 10 June 2017 04:32 Written by

"Aarif Ahmed Dar, a civilian injured during attack"

June 10

Today morning Militants opened fire on the Indo Tibetian Border Police convoy near Vessu area of Qazigund in Southern Kashmir, however the attack missed the target and hit the car of a man identified as Aarif Ahmed Dar Resident of Bakshiabad Islamabad (Anantnag) who was moving behind the convoy in his car(JK02BJ 6600). He was hit with a bullet and injured.

A Police official while speaking to 'The Kashmiriyat' confirmed the attack and said Dar was rushed to a hospital from where he was referred to a Srinagar hospital in critical condition. He is stated to be out of danger now.

Meanwhile Hundreds of paramilitary troopers have launched a man hunt in the area. 

 

Qazigund Attack: List of dead and Injured

Saturday, 03 June 2017 08:53 Written by

"The Kashmiriyat brings you the list of the injured and dead Army Personnel" 

3 June

Two Soldiers were killed and four others injured as militants attacked an Indian Army convoy on the national highway at Qazigund area  in Southern Kashmir. The convoy was moving from Ramban to Srinagar when it was fired upon, an army official said. The list of the army personnel injured and killed in the attack follows:


1. Op. Manivanang 147 light AD (Died)

2. Nk  Deepak methi 54fd reg.(Died)

3.N/ sub.Shrinavas murli 106TA  Para injured

4. N/sub. shiv kumar 54fd reg. (injured)

5.Vaid prakesh 106TA Para (Injured)

6.sep Subash chand 48AD (Injured)
 
Meanwhile a massive search operation has been launched in the area. 

2 Army Men killed at Qazigund

Saturday, 03 June 2017 07:28 Written by

"2 Army men succumbed to their in injuries at 92 base Army hospital in Srinagar"

June 03

Two army men succumbed to their injuries at 92 base Army hospital in Srinagar. Suspected militants attacked an army convoy at Qazigund area in South Kashmir in which at least 6 Army men were injured. Speaking to 'The kashmiriyat' an army official said "Gun fire shots were heard near Toll Plaza in Qazigund while an army convoy was on way from Ramban to Kashmir. After the attack, the convoy suddenly came to a grinding halt" 

Meanwhile Hundreds of Army personnel from army, J&K Police and para-military CRPF have been rushed and are conducting massive searches in Qazigund area.

At least 5 Army men injured in Qazigund attack

Saturday, 03 June 2017 06:20 Written by

"The army convoy coming from Ramban was attacked near Lower Munda by suspected militants"

June 03

An army convoy coming from Ramban was attacked by suspected militants near the Lower Munda causing injuries to at least 5 Army men. An Army official while speaking to 'The Kashmiriyat' has confirmed the attack and said at least 5 army men have sustained bullet injuries and they have been shifted to an Army hospital for treatment. More details are awaited.