Young scribe Mudasir Ali dies
Srinagar: Mudasir Ali, who was working with the valley’s leading daily-Greater Kashmir died of cardiac arrest on Friday morning at his home in Charar-e-Sharif.
Mudasir had suffered a fracture some days back and was recuperating at his home, family sources said.
They said that on Friday morning he complained of ches pain and was rushed to a hospital however, he succumbed on way.
His sudden demise was widely condoled across Jammu and Kashmir.
Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha, former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir including Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, politicians, media fraternity and social organizations expressed shock over his death.
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said that he was deeply saddened over the untimely demise of Mudasir Ali.
“Deeply saddened to learn about the unfortunate demise of young journalist Mudasir Ali. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family, friends & colleagues,” he said in a tweet.
Meanwhile, government spokesperson Rohit Kansal in a tweet said: “Deeply saddened to hear of the unfortunate and distressing news of the untimely demise of young journalist Mudassir Ali. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family.”
Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) expresses shock over the untimely death of young journalist Mudasir Ali. This is the second such demise witnessed over the past two months when a young scribe died due to cardiac arrest, a statement issued here said.
KEG is paying rich tributes to these reporters who left us at the peak of their career. We sympathize with their families.
The Kashmir Press Club and journalist fraternity of Kashmir also condoled the sudden demise of Mudasir and expressed their sympathies and solidarity with the bereaved family especially with his younger brother Jahangir Ali, who is also a journalist.