Ashik Kumar

Ashik Kumar is a writer from Chennai. His work has appeared in The Caravan, The Wire and Himal Southasian.

The storyteller of Kovilpatti

On Ki Rajanarayanan, the father of Karisal literature.

Nov 22, 2021

Latest Articles

Still standing

Old Delhi’s Hazrat Shah Waliullah Public Library.

Social surveillance

The impact of social media platforms in the global South.

Ghar ki shaadi

Of family pressure, maulvis and the nikahnama.

Unpacking the floods in Pakistan

On root causes, challenges and gaps in state capacity.