J&K CM presented awards to various media personalities
The awards were given by the Chief Minister of J&K, Omar Abdullah in an impressive function organized by the office of the Legislative Assembly in Legislative Complex. Present on the occasion were Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy, Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Speaker, Legislative Assembly, Mohammad Akbar Lone, Deputy Chairman, Legislative Council, S. Arvinder Singh Mickey, Deputy Speaker, Legislative Assembly, Council of Ministers, legislators, Chief Secretary, Director General Police, several heads of Department besides Secretary, Assembly, and Secretary, Council.
On the recommendations of the award selection committee, Daily Excelsior and Kashmir News Service (KNS) were given cash awards of Rs. 25,000 each and United News of India (UNI) and ANI were given cash awards of Rs. 15,000 and 10,000 respectively.
The awards of honour were also given to the respectable members of the Media Advisory Group. Those who received awards on the occasion in person include Chief Editor KNS, Mohammad Aslam, Bureau Chief, UNI, Bashir Ahmad Sofi, Proprietor and Chief Editor Chattan, Tahir Mohi-ud-Din, Editor Srinagar Times, Bashir Ahmad Bashir.
For the best contribution and best media coverage and being members of Advisory Group of Legislative Assembly special awards of honour were bestowed upon the media persons who received awards on the occasion include Resident Editor, Early Times, Jammu, Ahmad Ali Fayaz, Correspondent Press Trust of India, Majid Inayat Jahangir, Editor State Voice, Rakesh Mahajan, Editor Tameel Irshad, Akash Amin, Bureau Chief DNA, Ishfaq-ul- Hassan, Correspondent, the Week, Tariq Bhat, Bureau Chief News X, Sohail Bukhari, Bureau Chief Sahara Samay, Bilal Bhat, Bureau Chief Times Now, Mir Fareed, President of Photographers Union, Farooq Javed, Bureau Chief ANI, Bilal Ahmad and Camerman ANI, Fayaz Ahmad.
Complimentary award of honour for prestigious, media personalities who are members of the advisory group of the assembly were also announced on the occasion. They include Deputy Director News, Doordarshan Srinagar, Bashir Ahmad Malik, News Editor, Radio Kashmir, Srinagar, Mushtaq Ahmad Tantray, Editor-in Chief Kashmir Images, Bashir Manzar, President Kashmir Press Association, Ghulam Hassan Kaloo, Bureau Chief Hindustan Times, Arun Joshi, bureau Chief, Times of India, Saleem Pandit, Bureau Chief Daily Excelsior, Sanjeev Pargal, Proprietor and Editor in Chief of Rising Kashmir, Syed Rafi-ud-Din Bukhari, General secretary, Kashmir Press Association, Vajeah Andrabi, Bureau Chief the Indian Express, Muzamil Jaleel, Editor, JK Newspoint, Rajinder Arora, Bureau Chief ETV, Manoj Koul, Firdous Tak representing Greater Kashmir and Kashmir Uzma, Jammu, Editor Uqab, Manzoor Anjum, Editor, Journey Line, Sawhney, Editor CNS, Abdul Rashid Rahi and Editor Roshni, Zahoor Ahmad. These awards have been kept with the Director Information for distribution.
The awards for the Information Department and other associate media groups shall be distributed in separate ceremony.
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