Kashmiri Boy said story when he Comes In Indian Idol
A 23-year-old youth from Poonch in Kashmir has made an emotional debut on reality music show Indian Idol. A tearful Ehsan Asgar said he had lived in darkness and said Kashmir was soaked in pain. The emotional moment stuck a chord with the audience and singer Sonu Nigam, one of the judges, got up to hug the sobbing singer. As Kashmir continues to be in turmoil a select bunch of bureaucrats, sports persons and singers have emerged to serve as a bridge to rest of the country. Entertainment, People”
While Ehsan Asgar’s selection to Indian Idol created a buzz, a few hardline Kashmiris condemned him for selling out to Indians, on social media. (screengrab, video below)” An engineering graduate from restive Anantnag district of South Jammu and Kashmir has cracked the prestigious Services Selection Board (SSB) examination, securing fourth position to join as a commissioned officer in the Indian Army.
Zubair Ahmad Itoo, who lives in a small village near Anantnag district, completed his engineering from the SRM University Delhi, this year in May. Zubair had cleared the examination from special selection centre (North) and will now join 49-week long officer training at Officers Training Academy in Chennai.