Kashmiri Journalist Tanveer-ul-Ahad Passes Away


Srinagar- Tanveer-ul-Ahad, Editor-in-Chief of Srinagar based news wire ‘Global News Service’ and daily ‘Kashmir Glory’ newspaper passed away on Monday late night.

Tanveer breathed his last at SMHS hospital Srinagar on Monday late night after a brief spell of illness.

A resident of Muqam Shahwali area of Kupwara district, Tanveer is survived by wife and three minor kids.

Meanwhile, people from all walks of life have expressed their grief over the demise of the talented journalist.

In a condolence message, Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu prayed for peace to the departed soul and expressed solidarity with the bereaved family members.

National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah said he stands in solidarity with Tanveer’s family in this hour of mourning and unimaginable grief and prays to Almighty to give them strength to bear this inconsolable loss.

“He was a talented journalist and had made a mark in the field at a very young age. May the departed soul rest in eternal peace”, he added.

JKPCC President G.A. Mir also conveyed deepest condolences to bereaved family.

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PCC President termed the demise of Tanveer Ul Ahad as a great loss and expressed solidarity with the bereaved family.  Mir also prayed for eternal peace to departed soul

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, PK Pole, Government spokesperson Rohit Kansal, Director Information Syed Sehrish Asghar also expressed grief over Tanveer’s death.

Describing Tanveer as a journalist par excellence, his former colleague and editor-in-chief of monthly Payam-e-Talaba, Umar Sultan said that his death has created a void in Kashmir press.

“Tanveer was a humble human being, always available to help people in distress. He will be remembered for his incisive journalistic and management skills,” said Sultan.

DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and expressed heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved family.

Paying rich tributes to the deceased, Dr Nisar said his death is a great loss to the media fraternity and has resulted in an unbridgeable void in the field of journalism.

“By dint of his hard work, GNS in a short time became a household name in Kashmir valley,” he said, adding “His contributions in the field of journalism will be remembered for a long time to come,”

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