Articles by: Dr Mehnaz Rashid

The settlement of Sheikha Gal Community under the majestic Hari Parbat Hill with the shrine of Sheikh Hamza Makdoomi overlooking them

Neglected [Endangered] Communities: A Case of Sheikha Gal (Community and Language) of Srinagar, Kashmir

  OUTLINE: The present article deals with a neglected and marginalized Sheikha Gal community (of Kashmir). The article explains their linguistic and social exclusion, education, socio-economic status and the living standard, stigmatisation and stereotypes, ethnicity and their physical features.  The article is based on a larger narrative and project of understanding the Sheikha Gal (as a linguistic community), more precisely, to understand the grammatical[Read More…]

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