GK Editor to continue as KEG prez
Srinagar, Jun 19: A meeting of Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) was held today to discuss the various issues confronting the institution of media in Kashmir.
The KEG spokesman in a statement issued here said that members who participated in the meeting reiterated their commitment to uphold the journalistic values while reporting the ground realities in Kashmir.
The members also resolved to create an atmosphere that will help in creating a free and independent institution of media in the state.
The meeting discussed the issue of resignation submitted by the KEG president, Fayaz A. Kaloo and unanimously turned it down requesting him to continue as president for the smooth functioning of KEG.
It was resolved in the meeting that under Kaloo’s able leadership, KEG has emerged as an efficient votary of freedom of the press and has been contributing its bit for strengthening the institution of media.
The meeting was attended by Chief Editor ‘Greater Kashmir’, Fayaz Ahmad Kaloo; Editor, ‘Kashmir Images’ Bashir Manzar; Editor ‘Kashmir Life’ Masood Hussain; Editor ‘Chattan’ Tahir Mohiuddin; Editor ‘Uqab’ Manzoor Anjum; Printer, Publisher-GK Communications Rashid Makhdoomi; Editor ‘Aafaaq’ Ghulam Jeelani Qadri; Editor ‘Tameel Irshad’ Raja Mohiuddin; Editor ‘Kashmir Reader’ Haji Hayat Bhat; Editor ‘Nida-i-Mashriq’ Haroon Rashid and Editor ‘Kashmir Vision’ Shafat Kira.