Maqbool Bhat's legendary figure far exceeds his small village in Trehgam Kupwara, however, people in his village retain only a handful of his memories and the young remember what has been handed out through anecdotes, Nayeem Rather reports.
How APDP's calendar of the disappeared is helping keeping the memory of the person alive and well, every month, each year.
This short piece is an attempt by the author to reclaim physical memory in the body; both in what he remembers and what the body remembers in relation with the landscape.
The 2017 Rafto Laureate Parvez Imroz spoke with Nayeem Rather on his four decades long human rights activism, the Rafto award and his thoughts on human rights situation in Kashmir.
The 2017 Rafto Laureate Parveena Ahangar spoke with Nayeem Rather on her incessant struggle to locate her son, the Rafto award, challenges she faced and her unbended hope.
Nayeem Rather writes on his father's relationship with the radio, news of the world, Yusuf Jameel and much more in this nostalgic piece.