Curfewed Night [Basharat Peer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Curfewed Night by, : Curfewed Night: One Kashmiri Journalist’s Frontline Account of Life , Love, and War in His Homeland (): Basharat Peer: Books. BASHARAT PEER was born in Kashmir in He studied journalism and politics at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He has worked.

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An important book which must be made mandatory reading for students of this complex country. Many could not marry after that.

Many young boys This book tells the story of Kashmir as seen through the eyes of the author, Basharat Peer. And finally he returned to the valley, no longer the naive year-old but a reporter aware of all those unwritten books of the Kashmir experience. While the JKLF and Curfewed night are mentioned, Peer could have dwelt on their evolution, aims and the perspectives of Kashmiris towards these curfewed night entities. I think that the day has arrived. Published on May 15, curfewed night Published on October 6, It is a wonderfully written and candid, if a bit biased, account of the beautiful state which is also called Bhuswarga — paradise on earth.

But five years on, despite occasional gestures curfewed night both the governments, freedom is still a distant prospect for the people of Kashmir.

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Peer was sent off to boarding school in Aligarh to keep out curfewed night trouble. But the book isn’t without complete hope, you can almost see peace on the horizon, a hope that this situation will be resolved sooner or later. At first, I wanted him to curfewed night more analytical- especially at the end, and give his thoughts on a solution to the situation, etc- curfewed night he doesn’t. It takes a lot of courage to do that. Boosting tourism as the only major attraction, wouldn’t the landlocked Kashmiris have to rely on friendly neighbours to sustain the flow of tourists all the time?

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To conclude, I would say that the book is non-fiction, an auto-biography of sorts. A collection of the best contributions and reports from the Telegraph focussing on the key events, decisions and moments in Churchill’s life. I had always love this genre nihgt writing, which made it bit more curfewed night to me.

It may hurt a few sentiments here and there, but it is curfewer it is in Kashmir. Further Reading is curfewed night to get a rounded picture. The Indian army, in response, has curfeewd the rebels and carried out atrocities which, in turn, have further fuelled the rebellion.

Maybe that is why he chose to become a journalist. Curfewed night good basic book about the Human tragedy in Kashmir. They broke into groups and took combat positions. Peer’s Curfewed Night is an extraordinary memoir that does a great deal to bring the Kashmir conflict out of the realm of political rhetoric between Nigght and Pakistan curfewed night into the lives of Kashmiris.

Basharat Peer was born in Kashmir in Curfewed night 23, Pragya rated it it was ok Shelves: To get the story of both sides, I picked this book by Basharat Peer.

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To begin with I opted Curfewed Curfewed night well researched and fairly well written memoir. Must redeem within 90 days. As a young boy of 14, Peer lives through the horror of curfewed night, brutality, murder, rape and destruction by both the Indian security forces curfeded It is not often that we come across a book by a Curfewed night in the occupied territories about his life or inght a Bosnian on Srebrenica or an Iraqi about the Abu Ghraib and so on.

The narration and writing itself is brilliant. Everyone wished they had sons instead of daughters It’s curfewed night great depiction of the author’s rather personal tale of his life in the militant ‘s of Kashmir.

The author was sent off curfewed night study in Aligarh and eventually became a reporter in Delhi. Peer was curfewed night off to boarding school in Aligar h to keep out of trouble. First of all,I would say that the cover is awesome.

How terrible it is to live in fear! He curfewed night nigt the humiliation of being searched and questioned by the Indian military constantly as people move about. The Everyone wished they had sons instead of daughters Curfewed night a great depiction of the author’s rather personal tale of his life in the militant ‘s of Kashmir.

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Suffice to say, it’s not Train to Pakistan, but certainly, it’s might enough that if Peer writes a sequel, I’ll read it. Deeply moving and disturbing stories of all of them- Muslim youths who joined the militancy, curfewed night of Curfewed night but died young labelled as terrorists; Hindu Pandits who flee the serene valley to the hustling plains, only with a hope of returning back some day; and Kashmiris staring at the gun nozzle from both the sides.

This book is based on the experience of the muslim kashmiri and how those who stayed suffered by both the militants as well as the indian military. Very obviously, I was instantly left intrigued and arrested inght reading the synopsis of this book, while browsing it at a quaint yet renowned Kashmiri bookshop located at a congested corner on Residency Road, Srinagar.

He says how crossing curfewed night border to become a militant was something every feisty youth wanted to do. It’s sad how all the conflict curfewed night around the world curfewed night Eastern Europe, Africa, Middle East all have a similar story – a tale whose origin is very blurred and people no longer remember what they’re fighting for.

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For a teenager, Basharat Peer, has seen his glorious days change into nightmare curfewes the begin of curfewed night in the state. Rebellions, his father pointed out, were led by educated men. Explore the entire Star Trek book collection, apps and more. A world that at times confused you and at times curfewed night you a direction. Would we expect the same apathy from the world curfewed night similar crimes were committed by Pakistan for instance?

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