shujaat sir
Dr Shujaat Bukhari
President
Dr Shujaat Bukhari is a distinguished journalist and writer based in Srinagar. He writes in English, Urdu and Kashmiri
and has made a mark as a journalist not only at local and national levels but also at the international level. He is an
award winning journalist who carved out a niche for himself in a short span of time. Bukhari has been actively associated
with the renaissance of Kashmiri language and culture and has been member of AMK for over 15 years. He was general
secretary of AMK for two terms and was elected as President in June 2015. He is also member of Sahitya Akademi’s
Kashmiri Advisory Board besides being associated with many organisations and institutions. He is member of Kruhen
                                                   Cultural Forum Kreeri a constituent of AMK.
 

Farooq Rafiabadi ... KWF SoporeFarooq Rafiabadi
Vice Presidents-II
Farooq Rafiabadi is one of the senior members of AMK. A poet and writer he is head of Kashmir Writers Forum and
has played an important role in strengthening the platform for youngsters. He was elected as vice president of AMK
in June 2014.
 



AMIN BHATMohammad Amin Bhat
General Secretary
Mohammad Amin Bhat is a prominent theater director and playwright besides being a social activist. Bhat has scripted
number of plays and some of them became very popular. One of the senior members of AMK and a founder member of
Mehboob Cultural Society Baramulla, he has carved out a special place for himself in the cultural arena of Kashmir. He was
elected as general secretary in June 2014.

 

Mir Tariq Rasool
Secretary
Mir Tariq Rasool (Mir Tariq) is a teacher by profession and budding poet from main Bandipora Township. He is an independent
researcher with research interests in Religion, Perennialism, Tradition, Sufism, and Philosophy. Mir is known for the Abhinavagupta
and Husserlian Studies (Phenomenology). He writes in English, Urdu, and Kashmir. He is a patron of Jammu and Kashmir
Comparative Literary and Philosophical Foundation and Secretary Literary Forum  Bandipora. He is a regular contributor to states
largest English daily Rising Kashmir and writes on Religion, Culture, Heritage, Philosophy, and Tradition. He also contributes
to Weekly Kashmir Parchum and Monthly Belaag Sahafat.

 

Abdul Ahad Hajini
TreasurerAbdul Ahad Hajini from Hajin is a writer, translator, and poet. He is also a columnist, Cultural and Literary activist. He has over
eight publications which include edited and translated books.Hajini has received Translation Award from Sahitiya Academy
for the book entitled “TYOTH PAZAR” in the year 2012.He is a member of Halqa-E-Adab Sonawari besides being  Language advisory
board member Kashmiri language Sahitiya Academy. He is also editor “Prave” quarterly magazine in English & Kashmiri of Adb-i-Markaz Kamraz.

 

 

Adil IsmailAadil Ismail
Media Secretary
Aadil Ismail is an upcoming writer from Bandipore. He is also a journalist and has contributed a lot to Kashmiri journalism.
He was appointed as Media Secretary in 2015.