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KEG delegation visits late Maqbool Sahil's family

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Delivers Rs. 5 Lakh from CM; 2 Lakh from KEG to bereaved

Srinagar, Mar 26: A delegation of Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) visited the residence of late Maqbool Sahil in Adhal Kokernag on Sunday. The delegation met his family members and expressed sympathies with the bereaved family.

The delegation while paying tributes to the late writer, poet and journalist Maqbool Sahil, interacted with the family members comprising his wife, five sons and a girl child besides his aged mother and a physically-challenged brother, who were all dependent on late Sahil.

While praying for eternal peace to the departed soul, the delegation members assured the family that the entire media fraternity shares the agony of Sahil's death and that they stand by the family in this hour of grief.

The delegation members later handed over an amount of Rs five lakhs to the family. The amount was handed over by the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to KEG for passing it on to the bereaved family. In addition the delegation also provided an amount of Rs two lakh to the family on behalf of KEG.

Notably, KEG had earlier announced to pay Rs two lakh to the family of late Sahil.

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