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Hurriyat forum pays tribute to journalist Shujaat Bukhari

Srinagar, June 15 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has paid rich tribute to the noted Kashmiri journalist and the founder and former Editor-in-Chief of daily Rising Kashmir Syed Shujat Bukhari on his 3rd death anniversary.

The Hurriyat forum in a statement issued in Srinagar said that late Shujat Bukhari was a journalist of great courage who through his writings penned down what he believed in without fear or favour.

“His journalism was impartial and factual based on principles while upholding journalistic ethics. He was a great well-wisher of his people who wanted to see an end to people’s suffering and believed this was possible by peaceful resolution of the Kashmir conflict in keeping with the people’s will,” it said.

The Hurriyat forum on behalf of its leadership especially the incarcerated Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has prayed for highest place in Jannah for late Shujaat Bukhari.

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