Governor expresses grief over demise of Rahul Jalali

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Srinagar

Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday expressed grief over the sad demise of veteran journalist Rahul Jalali.

In a condolence message, Governor has conveyed his sympathy to the bereaved family and prayed for peace to the departed soul.

Meanwhile, the officers and officials of the Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) have deeply mourned the demise of Jalali.

Soon after hearing of the sad news, a condolence meeting was held at the Directorate of Information which was presided over by Director, Information, Gulzar Ahmad Shabnam in which speakers recalled the contribution of  Jalali in the field of journalism spanning over decades. They said his role in cementing the relations between the Department and the media would be inspiring for the younger generations. They also hailed his contribution in institutionalizing journalism in the State and the country adding the niche carved out by Jalali on the media canvas of the country is difficult to fill.

Son of the soil, Jalali has had a distinguished career as a journalist, writer/broadcaster in the State and as an expert on national affairs at the national level. He also served the prestigious Press Club of India, New Delhi as President twice.

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