Srinagar, June 24: Nayeema Ahmad Mehjoor, a noted media person who had recently joined Peoples Democratic Party has been appointed chairperson of Jammu and Kashmir State Womens’ Commission. The author of ‘Dahshat Zaadi’ Nayeema is a former producer of BBC Urdu Service, has formerly worked with Radio Kashmir. She is the second ‘Shaherbeen’ broadcaster after Basharat Bukhari, who joined PDP.
Previously, Mehjoor was in news for her post on social networking site Facebook. Later, Police filed an FIR against her for opining her views on Facebook regarding a killing in Srinagar on June 2011. Police said she was ‘inciting violence on Facebook.’ She was booked under Section 66 IT in Kothibagh police station.
2015 Kashmir Despatch