Embroiled in issues that the situation threw up in last nearly five months, the informal Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) is a formal body. On Thursday,
it elected its office bearers for the next one year ending December 2017.
Fayaz Ahmad Kaloo, Chief Editor Greater Kashmir is KEG President with Tahir Mohiuddin, ( Chattan) and Bashir Manzar (Kashmir Images) as Vice-Presidents. Masood Hussain, ( Kashmir Life) is KEGs Secretary Genaral. Haroon Rashid Shah (Nidai-Mashriq) was elected Organiser cum Treasurer and Shafat Kira, ( Kashmir Vision) is the Guild’s spokesman.
Executive members of the Guild include Ghulam Geelani Qadri (Afaaq), Zahoor Hashmi (Aftab ), Bashir Ahmad Bashir ( Srinagar Times ), Sajjad Haider (Kashmir Observer ), Shamim Mehraj ( Kashmir Monitor ), Dr Shujaat Bukhari ( Rising Kashmir ), Manzoor Unjum, ( Uqab), Haji Hayat ( Kashmir Reader ), Zahoor Ahmad Malik ( Kashmir Times) and Raja Mohiuddin ( Tameel-e-Irshad ).
2015 Kashmir Despatch