In His Letter to India, Kashmiri Artist Wants Peace to Return

In His Letter to India, Kashmiri Artist Wants Peace to Return


Syed Mujtaba Rizvi, 28, is a budding entrepreneur and an artist. He runs his own culture case ‘Good Fellas’ near Lal Chowk. He founded Kashmir Art Quest, an international contemporary art foundation, 8 years ago. Mujtaba also runs Gallery One, a contemporary art gallery in Srinagar. He curated the online art exhibition ‘To Art is to Resist’, depicting the turmoil post Burhan Wani’s encounter, in September 2016.

In his letter to India, Syed hopes for peace to return in Kashmir. He wishes that India and Kashmir move work towards sharing a peaceful co-existence.

(Do you ever feel like talking to India? Yes? Perfect. How about you write to her and tell her if youre a good Indian or a bad one? You could be bitchy, angry, happy, emotional or humorous . But if your answer is No – never mind, there is always a beginning. So let’s start here.

Don’t be shy; say it all. Mail us your letter at We’ll ensure India gets your message.)

Editor: Hitesh Singh

Input Credit: Muhammad Mukaram

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