Huzaifa Pandit

Huzaifa Pandit is the author of the recently published ‘Green is the Colour of Memory’, which won the first edition of Rhythm Divine Poets Chapbook Contest 2017. He holds a PhD on poetry of resistance from the University of Kashmir.

Top Music Videos of 2020: Of Songs and Grief    

Song and music has been an inalienable part of Kashmiri culture, and has invariably reflected the ethos of the times… Read More

December 31, 2020

Robbing Narratives Through Ads

The violence inflicted by the advertisement is a stark reminder of the ways in which populist imagination and the free… Read More

November 30, 2020

Translation and Resistance Literature | Part 1

The tradition of writing lived experience in Kashmir is still in infancy, a byproduct of the turmoil that Kashmir has… Read More

November 12, 2020

The Poetics of Memory

History is being repeated and rewritten every other day with the latest land laws and conversion of the erstwhile state… Read More

November 4, 2020

Resisting Dismemberment

Palestine emerges as an alter-ego of Kashmir, in that both speak the language of resistance lonely and isolated in an… Read More

October 30, 2020

The Poetics of Resistance Music

Music is the ultimate local and international communicator, transcending language barriers and undermining censorship unlike any other medium of protest.… Read More

October 23, 2020

The Language of Deception

Suffice to say that neither integrity nor professional competence or professional behaviour entails targeting innocent civilians. The assertion of ethicality… Read More

October 14, 2020

Coffee and Fiction – II

Of the total oeuvre of fiction produced from Kashmir, why has most literature been realistic fiction. The answer simply is… Read More

October 9, 2020

Oddity of Administration’s Coffee Table Books

The coffee table book is different because its politics are well thought out and tie up with the larger project… Read More

October 2, 2020

Of Slogans

A slogan is inherently a public act. Unlike my private act of resistance, it achieves meaning and power only when… Read More

September 24, 2020