Najib Anwar

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Najib Anwar is a writer based in Kolkata, India. 

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Cover Photo: Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India
In the courtyard of Kashmir

The Mughal rulers conquered much of its territory in 1586 and were taken by the sheer beauty of the landscape. They called it jannat (paradise). But for the last seven decades or so, Kashmir has been a paradise lost, so to say. Its people trapped in a bitter acrimony between India and Pakistan. But amidst this, life vibrates endlessly. The writer finds out.

Feb 12, 2018
Cover Photo: The Old Man and the Room by Najib Anwar
The Old Man and the Room

He was literally a polymath. A book and a packet of cigarettes were all that he wanted.

Apr 28, 2017