Aziz Kashmiri

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Abdul Aziz Kashmiri (born 10 June 1919, in Srinagar) is a Kashmiri journalist.[1]

After working as a secular journalist he founded the Urdu-language weekly, Roshni, in Srinagar, Kashmir in 1943, which became a daily newspaper in 1977.[2] He travelled with Khwaja Nazir Ahmad of Lahore in Kashmir collecting evidence in support of his publications.

Kashmiri was also the author of Hazrat Isa aur Isayyat (حضرت عیسی اور عیسائیت 1954), translated into English as Christ in Kashmir (English 1968).


  1. ^ Editor, The Daily "Roshni", Srinagar, Kashmir. "Mr. Abdul Aziz Kashmiri was born on 10th. June, 1919 in Srinagar, Kashmir."
  2. ^ The Islamic review - Ahmadiyya Community, Woking Muslim Mission and Literary Trust - 1950 Volume 38 - Page 2 "The Contributors S. M. Tufail, M.A., is Joint Secretary of the Ahmadiyya Anjuman Isha'at-i-Islam, Lahore, Pakistan. Muhammad 'Ali, M.A., LL. ... 'Aziz Kashmiri then was Editor of the Urdu weekly Roshni, Srinagar, Kashmir. Muhammad Yusufuddin .."