KPC Congratulates Pulitzer Wining Photojournalists


Winners Dar Yasin, Mukhtar Khan and Channi Anand

Srinagar: The Kashmir Press Club (KPC) on Tuesday congratulated the Associated Press (AP) photojournalists Dar Yasin, Mukhtar Khan and Channi Anand for wining 2020 Pulitzer Prize in feature photography.

The three outstanding photojournalists from Jammu and Kashmir won the world’s biggest journalism award for their coverage post-August 5 lockdown period.

KPC in a statement said that this is an incredible honor for not only for them but for Kashmir Press Club as well as Dar Yasin, Mukhtar Khan happen to be our members.

“This Pulitzer to the three photojournalists from J&K is an incredible honor and also a proud and big moment for all the media fraternity in J&K as the journalists in the region have always worked in toughest circumstances, risked their lives  and always tried to deliver in a rationale and objective manner. This award is recognition of the hard work and professionalism of these photo journalists and the Kashmir Press Club wishes more power to their cameras,” the statement added.

The statement further said that the Pulitzer award to the two Kashmiri journalists is a reiteration that the independent journalism and free press are more important than ever in these times, when journalists in Kashmir have been working under the toughest conditions.


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