As guns started raging down South, tension gripped and journalists made beeline to cover the encounter between forces and militants in Ratnipora area of Pulwama district. With an intention to capture the armed actions, Bilal Bahadur drove to Pulwama Sunday afternoon. He returned late this evening with the visuals of final journey of a promising MA girl student. This day consumed three young lives – two students and a militant
Mourning people carry body of Shaista. Second child of her parents, Shaista was awaiting final semester results of her MA Urdu from MANUU, Hyderabad.
Bidding Adieu: Little did her parents know that Shaista would say good bye, for good, before being given a happy farewell in palanquin.