Unable to find HDFS directory under my name

When i give command /user/akhilchoudhury it shows no such file or directory

I also see this error while I try to copy a file to /user/.

copyFromLocal: Permission denied: user=akhilchoudhury, access=WRITE, inode="/user/crime":hdfs:hdfs:drwxr-xr-x

You can copy under your user directory in hdfs. As shown below command.

hadoop fs -copyFromLocal  /data/cards/largedeck.txt /user/akhilchoudhury/

To List the files in hdfs as shown the below command

hadoop fs -ls /user/akhilchoudhury