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Dr. Adfer Shah
Dr. Adfer Shah
Dr. Adfer Shah, (Adfer Rashid Shah, PhD) is a New Delhi-based Sociologist and columnist at various reputed international and national media groups. Being an academic he has more than fifty publications besides hundreds of conceptual articles to his credit. He has been writing on South Asia's socio-political realities at Eurasia Review since 2012, where he is Special Correspondent for South Asia Affairs and Associate Editor for South Asia since 2014. His first book on Kashmir-Yearning for Peace (ISSN: 978-3-659-55971-6) was published in Germany in December 2016.Reach him [email protected]


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Kashmir Valley. Photo by Saad siddiqui56, Wikipedia Commons.

Why Peace-Building Is Now Difficult In Kashmir – OpEd

30 Jan 2017 in 1 , Opinion

The turmoil since 1989 has established uncertainty and chaos as the new normal in the valley of Kashmir. Undoubtedly, Kashmir that was once so proudly called as a paradise on earth is now full of…


by Antonio Muslims praying. Photo by by Antonio Melina/Agência Brasil, Wikipedia Commons.Melina/Agência Brasil

The Burden Of Muslims – OpEd

19 Dec 2016 in 1 , Opinion , Religion

Islam is a significant faith today with 1.6 billion followers and a considerable section of them living as a minority community in many countries, thereby battling the issues of discrimination, stereotypes and identity crisis. With…


Kashmir Valley. Photo by Saad siddiqui56, Wikipedia Commons.

Kashmir: A Million Pellets For A Million Stones – OpEd

01 Sep 2016 in 1 , Opinion

The other day my friend while discussing Kashmir’s worsening situation literally rebuked me for writing yet another opinion on Kashmir’s current uprising and prevailing mass unrest, reacted brutally so far by security forces leaving about…


muslim woman

Women, Multiculturalism And Identity Politics — A Perspective

08 Aug 2016 in 1 , Opinion

Only a few days ago an American Muslim lady Najaf Khan, working as a dental assistant at Fair Oaks Dental Care in Virginia, was fired from her job because she wore a Muslim head scarf…


Burhan Wani, was the commander of Kashmiri militant group. Source: Wikipedia Commons.

Burhan Wani: The Death Of The Poster Boy – OpEd

15 Jul 2016 in 1 , Opinion

Burhan Wani — the face of young, revived and local militancy in the Kashmir Valley — was killed last week by forces that resulted in an unforeseen law and order problem for the state apparatus…


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