Syed Shujaat Bukhari remembered on sixth anniversary

Syed Shujaat Bukhari
Syed Shujaat Bukhari

BARAMULLA — People from different walks of life on Friday remembered senior journalist and founding editor of newspaper Rising Kashmir, Syed Shujaat Bukhari, on his sixth anniversary.

A senior journalist said that Bukhari’s relentless pursuit of truth and unwavering commitment to peace continue to inspire journalists and advocates for justice across the region.

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The former law minister and his brother, Syed Basharat Bukhari, also visited his grave at Muradabad Kreeri, where locals, friends, relatives, and journalists participated in special prayers for the departed soul.

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Bukhari’s friend, Mohammad Amin Bhat, told the news agency KNS that Shujaat Bukhari was a great personality who always worked for peace and prosperity in the valley.

“Even after six years, it feels like he recently passed away. We will work till our last breath for his vision,” he said.

Shujaat Bukhari was shot dead outside his office in Srinagar on June 14, 2018, and two of his personal security officers were also killed in the attack.

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