Community Correspondents

Taha Mirani

Taha Mirani

Community Correspondent Taha Mirani is from Srinagar. As the lead of the women’s wing of the J&K RTI Movement, she is a vociferous proponent of both women’s rights and free speech. Over the past few years, Taha has been actively documenting the happenings in Tosamaidan, where locals have been opposing the operations of an Indian Army firing range. She has also done extensive rehabilitation work with widows in Kashmir. She regards the mainstream media as extremely biased towards the State and wants to add the perspectives of her people to the discussions on issues vital to the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Videos from Taha

Update from Zaalapora, Bandipora, J&K

 
/ December 11, 2014

The water supply and electric supply has been restored in the area to a large extent. However the compensation issues and road connectivity in Zaalapora has still not been addressed by the Government. Although RTI applications have been filed by people in the concerned departments, they are yet to receive a...

Kashmir floods aftermath: Zaalapora, Bandipora, J&K

 
/ December 11, 2014

This is the Zaalapora area in district Bandipora. A house to 350 families and more, Zalapora lies isolated since September 9. The 91 meter road that linked Zaalapora to the larger villages was washed away when the water from Nala Ferozpora and Hokarsar breached the Zaalapora bandh(Dam). Since then the...

Update from Nowgam, Bandipora, J&K

 
/ December 11, 2014

The water supply and electric supply has been restored to a large extent. However the compensation issue has still not been addressed by the Government. Although RTI applications have been filed by people in the concerned departments, but they are yet to receive any reply from them. Community Correspondent Taha Mirani...

Kashmir floods aftermath: Nowgam, Bandipora

 
/ December 11, 2014

Community Correspondent Taha reports on floods in Kashmir. Taha reports from Nowgam area of Bandipora where the floods have washed away all the resources people had and disrupted their lives. A number of locals fled their homes leaving everything behind. Cattle and livestock have disappeared. The school in the area...