Important Books for Kashmiri Literature Optional for UPSC IAS Mains

Kashmiri is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by the people in the  Kashmir Valley and Chenab regions.  The Kashmiri language has played an important role in Bhakti movement. Aspirants are supposed to write answers in Kashmiri. They should enhance writing skill to compose good answers. Kashmiri Literature is a noticeable optional for UPSC aspirants who have fair enough knowledge in this language.

As other optional subjects, this also have two papers.- Paper I and Paper II.  Paper I deals with lineage relationship of the Kashmiri language, different theories, grammar phonology etc. Paper II of Kashmiri Literature demands Intensive study of Kashmiri poetry up to the 19th Century, Literary criticism and An analytical study of the short stories, novel, and drama.It is highly recommended that aspirants should read the poem, drama, and short stories in the syllabus at least once.

Here we are giving the complete list of book for Kashmiri literature optional. This will enhance your UPSC IAS Mains exam preparation. Candidates can check out the syllabus of Kashmiri optional for UPSC IAS Mains Exam here.

Books for Kashmiri optional for UPSC IAS exam

  • Anhaar – Kashmir University Journal
  • Kasher Adbuk Tawareekh – Shafi Shouq
  • Kashir Zaban Te Adab – Cultural Academy
  • Kashiruk Grammar – Shafi Shouq
  • Kashiry Luki Beeth
  • Kashur Luki Theatre-Mohammad Subhan Bhagat
  • Marun-Ivan Ilyich
  • Mujrim by G.N. Gowhar
  • Natuk Kariv Band-Hari Krishan Kaul
  • Qk Angy Natuk, ed. Motilal Keemu
  • Razi Oedipus, tr. Naji Munawar
  • Sheraza – Cultural Academy

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