Tuesday, January 3, 2012


Srinagar Jan 03 (Only Kashmir): An initiative and a step forward in the fourth estate of democracy. It is for the first time in the history of Kashmir that some people from journalist fraternity made certain efforts for the establishment of press club in Kashmir province under the name of Kashmir Press Club which was the long pending demand of the whole fraternity and is registered with the Government of Jammu and Kashmir. The founders of the said club succeeded to get the club affiliated with Indraprastha press club of India after convincing them regarding the importance of establishment of a press club which is the need of an hour. The proposed club aims to work for the welfare of journalist fraternity in co-ordination with Indraprastha press club of India which is recognized by the Government of India and works for the all-round development and welfare of media persons throughout the country. Mr. Rasheed Rahi from the Kashmir province has been given the responsibility to head the Kashmir Press Club who shall be assisted by some co- convenors namely Mr. Nazir Ahmad Wani, Mr.Rashid Rahil, Mr. Basharat Nazir Zargar, Mr. Arshid Rasool, Mr. Nazir Makhdoomi, Dr. Rafi Ahmad and Feroz Ali till election for the office bearer is coducted. It is to be noted that the governing body of the club shall be elected purely on the basis of election by the members of the club. In the first instance the location of Kashmir press Club shall be at A.P.I. House Gojwara Srinagar. The press club has initiated the membership drive and hope for a positive respond from the media fraternity. (OK)


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