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Journalist fraternity of Kashmir remembered its fearless member, Izhar Wani on his second death anniversary Friday.

Izhar passed away on March 4, 2012 at the age of 43.

The death of Izhar was a great loss not for his family only but for the Journalist fraternity of the state, particularly Kashmir because it lost one of its members known for his humility, courage and professional attitude.

Known for his reporting in turbulent times Izhar was a guest faculty to several institutions teaching journalism across the state.

A thorough gentleman, Izhar started his career as a journalist in 1990. He later worked with many local dailies before joining AFP.

While performing his professional obligations, Izhar would never compromise on professional ethics. Some of his stories on Kashmir conflict have won him international acclamation and he was hailed for his detailed reportage.

Izhar is and will remain a source of inspiration for many youth to join journalism.


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