Precious Kashmir News
Srinagar, Nov 30: Journalist fraternity Monday remembered the young, talented and noted Journalist, Mudasir Ali at a function held at Press Club of Kashmir. Besides, Mudasir Ali, two other Journalists who departed this year including Tanvir Ahmed of GNS and Javaid Ahmed of Rising Kashmir were also remembered and tributes were offered to them.
Mudasir Ali, who was a senior Editor at ‘Greater Kashmir’, died of cardiac arrest at the age of 37.
A function in the memory of these Journalists especially Mudasir Ali was organized by Journalist fraternity at Press Club of Kashmir. The speakers mourned the death of Mudasir and other Journalists and laid stress on the need of creating a welfare fund with the assistance of Government.
Those who spoke and paid tribute to departed souls included President Press Club Shuja-ul-Haq, senior Journalist Reyaz Masroor, Reyaz Malik from Kashmir Uzma, Parvez Bukhari, Sameer Yasir, Hilal Saki, Editor-in-Chief Brighter Kashmir Farooq Wani and others.
The speakers discussed Mudasir Ali as a professional and as a human being. They remembered his contribution towards journalism in Kashmir and outside and agreed that he was a jewel and Kashmir has been robbed off this jewel.
They said in order to help the journalists in need there is a dire need to create a welfare fund for the Journalists with the help of government.
Mudasir, who was widely known for his humility, excellent reportage and professional attitude had joined journalism after University. His untimely demise sent shock waves among people particularly journalist fraternity.
The speakers said Mudasir will always be remembered by his colleagues, friends and family as he left a void in the journalist community where he had earned a great respect and professional achievements.
They said Mudasir was a nice human being, a perfect gentleman and a great Journalist who possessed charisma.
“He was loved by all for his soft and gentle behavior. It was his dedication and hard work that from Reporter he was elevated as senior Editor in Greater Kashmir.”
On the occasion, Jehangir Ali, brother of Mudasir presented vote of thanks and thanked all those who expressed solidarity with the family over the untimely demise of Mudasir Ali. (KNT)