Mudasir Ali remembered on his ‘Chahrum’
Srinagar: People from different walks of life, particularly from media fraternity, visited the home of noted Journalist, Mudasir Ali on his ‘Chahrum’ and paid rich tributes to him besides consoling the family members. Mudasir passed away in his prime after he suffered a massive cardiac arrest.
The late journalist was working as a senior Editor at ‘Greater Kashmir’, and had been covering a wide range of issues with professional acumen. Mudasir, who was widely known for his humility, excellent reportage and professional attitude had joined journalism after completing his media studies from Kashmir University.
Amid chill, hundreds of people, mostly Journalists, participated in his ‘Chahrum’ which was held in his native village, Charar-e-Sharif town of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
Meanwhile, Anjuman-e-Urdu Sahafat J&K, organized a Quran recitation and Dua Majlis at the Aiwan-e-Sahafat Kashmir (Kashmir Press Club) to pay homage to those young journalists who died in their youth this year.
At the occasion, the deceased journalists were remembered with tears. Besides journalists, people belonging to different walks of life also participated in the function and Quran was recited for the the deceased journalists.
Later on a prayer meeting was also held in which eternal peace was sought for the deceased journalists including Mudassar Ali of Greater Kashmir, Javed Ahmed of Rising Kashmir and Tanveer-ul-Ahad of news wire GNS.
Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the event, Ryiaz Malik, President Anjuman-e-Urdu Sahafat, recalled the contribution of deceased journalists who left this ordinary world in a budding age.
“A vacuum was created, which will not be filled for years to come due to sudden death of journos” Malike said. He said the deceased journos left their humane and professional impression in the field of journalism while covering public importance issues.
“Remembering our comrades is a sign of a living nation, and we want to reassure their families that this trauma is not only confined to them but for the entire journalistic fraternity,” Malik has said.
He also prayed for the relatives of the members of Anjuman-e-Urdu Sahafat who passed away this year.