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Srinagar: Clutching a small notebook and a pencil box under his arm, Mirza Saaib Beg loved to be taught by his grandfather in his cozy room that smelt of old books neatly stacked in glass-fronted bookcases. Little did he know that one-day he would draw inspiration from the valuable lessons of his grandfather and proudly represent his community at the prestigious University of Oxford. Mirza Saaib Beg, a 31-year-old lawyer, became the first Kashmiri who…