Tarif Naaz

Tarif Naaz is born and brought up in Kashmir, presently residing in Delhi. He completed his post graduation from university of Kashmir in 1998, and joined Bank in the same year. He has written biography of Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, titled, "Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah: A Victim of Betrayal." Mayhem in Paradise is his first novel. He is presently writing another novel.


Mayhem in paradise is a tragic tale of the people, who suffered due to political turbulence. The novel begins with the love story of Huzaf and Vanshika. Huzaf, a Muslim boy, falls in love with a Hindu girl, Vanshika. They promise to love each other forever, but before they could keep their promises, some forces fuel insurgence in Kashmir. Vanshika’s family migrates to Jammu. She resists but her family doesn’t listen to her and in the stillness of night, they leave their home. Huzaf visits Jammu to find out his Vanshika, but fails in tracing her out and returns disappointed. Huzaf ’s sister, Asra, is raped and murdered, this incident changes his life and he takes the gun against Indi...

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