I would like to thank you all for taking out time to come and read Kora Kaaghaz. It is indeed a pleasure to have you all here.
I, on behalf of team Kora Kaaghaz (Yes, The Desi Writer is backed up by some loyal writers and readers), would like to welcome you to Kora Kaaghaz, a medium for Untold Stories.
Before, we move on, a simple answer to the most frequently asked question: What is Kora Kaaghaz doing inside The Desi Writer?
Kora Kaaghaz is, was, and will always be a part of the Desi Writer. It was my brain child and I only find it fitting to nurture and grow the venture like a parent.
What is Kora Kaagaz?
Kora Kaaghaz is an urdu word, which means, blank paper. Kora Kaaghaz is a platform. Kora Kaaghaz is a medium. It is a medium for those people who have been unable to channel their voices, anger, energies, and life, towards the right direction.
When I was graduating from college, I had so many people around me who had such profound stories related to their lives, but none of them could share those stories. Why? There were no platforms available and they were scared. Scared of the unknown. What if I am bullied? What if I am judged? What if I am left out? What if my friends leave me? These were the endless questions people had in mind. If I am not mistaken, then these are the type of questions that most people have in their mind, when they decide to share their story. Even on a personal level.
This is what Kora Kaaghaz aims to remove. We want to make sure your voice is heard. We want to make sure you are not afraid of sharing your story because of the language barrier. Yes, at Kora Kaaghaz, the focus is on “You”.
A Little About The Founder
Throughout your life, you must have come across this question: “Tell us a little about yourself.”
If you ask me, Who I am?
I would say
- I am a Believer. I believe in equality, justice, and I believe your thoughts define your destiny.
- I am a Dreamer. I dream of a place where no one judges no one. Everyone is free to express themselves, the way they want.
- I am a filled with curiousity. I believe in finding out the root-cause of problems. I believe every character of a story is important.
At the end of the day, I am a Writer. I am a Desi Writer at heart. I focus on my words. I put my emotions behind my words.
Why Kora Kaaghaz?
After being a part of the corporate jungle, I decided to call it quits. I decided to turn my passion of story-telling into my entrepreneurial venture. I aim to use Kora Kaaghaz to ignite a change – positive change – in those around me.
“The very purpose of our life is to seek happiness.” – Dalai Lama XIV
This is what I believe in. This is what my team Kora Kaaghaz (now also Team The Desi Writer) believe in. And this is what Kora Kaaghaz is built upon. There is a lot of negative energy around. With Kora Kaaghaz, we hope to bring forward stories that would change your perception about life. Stories that bring forward positivity, peace, and hope.
I hope you enjoy reading the stories and I hope you become a part of these as well!
The Desi Writer