• Aamir Aziz and Unsubtle Art of Dissent Poetry


    May 10, 2019

    "On my Aadhar card, my name is Aamir Aziz, and this is enough to get me into trouble," says the young poet and musician, whose song ‘Achche Din Blues’ captures the reality of PM Modi's farcical promise of good times for all. "These songs, this poetry, it is a compulsion. How else can an artist respond to the horror and pain of the violence being perpetrated on minorities in India?" asks Aziz


    First published in Newclick. Video courtesy Karwan-e-Mohabbat.

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