Srinagar: Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) Thursday elected a body of office bearers for managing the day to day affairs of the organization. The office bearers have been elected for a period of one year.
According to a statement issued, KEG elected Fayaz Ahmad Kaloo, Chief Editor Greater Kashmir as President while as Tahir Mohiuddin Editor Chattan and Bashir Manzar, Editor Kashmir Images were elected as Vice-Presidents.
Masood Hussain, Editor Kashmir Life was elected as Genaral Secretary while as Haroon Rashid Shah, Executive Editor Nidai-Mashriq was elected as Organiser cum Treasurer of the Guild.
KEG also elected Shafat Kira, Editor-Kashmir Vision as its spokesman.
The Guild also announced members of the executive committee. The committee members are Ghulam Jeelani Qadri-Editor Daily Afaaq, Zahoor Hashmi-Editor Daily Aftab, Bashir Ahmad Bashir-Editor Srinagar Times, Sajjad Haider-Editor Kashmir Observer, Shamim Me’raj-Editor Kashmir Monitor, Dr. Shujaat Bukhari-Editor Rising Kashmir, Manzoor Unjum, Editor Daily Uqab, Haji Hayat-Editor Kashmir Reader, Zahoor Ahmad Malik-Resident Editor Kashmir Times and Raja Mohiuddin-Editor Tameel-e-Irshad.
The KEG members felt the need that the issues confronting the media fraternity in Kashmir need to be taken up with the concerned quarters without any delay as the media fraternity, according to the KEG statement is presently confronted with various issue.
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