Kashmir born writer brings home honor- bags The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2015.


He also adds that the current Kashmiri writers will be trendsetters. “I come across writings from the youngsters and marvel at the quality. They are not stuck in clichés and tropes,” he adds.

Gigoo belongs to Kankah-i-Sokhta, Safakadal in Kashmir and after the exodus, has lives in different places. He currently resides in Delhi and says that he has made his peace with Delhi, “Almost everyone is a migrant here”.

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