Veteran Kashmiri journalist, Shyam Koul passed away in New Delhi, Monday afternoon. A Kashmiri Pandit, known for his professional abilities, reported Kashmir for a long period of time. Prominent political and civil society personalities have condoled the death of Koul.
Hailing from Safapora Mansabal in district Ganderbal, Koul was respected for his professional commitment.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condoled the death of Shyam Kaul. The party patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and president Mehbooba Mufti have conveyed their deep sympathies to the family of Shyam Koul.
In a statement the party leaders said Shyam Kaul had made a significant contribution to news reporting from Kashmir during his association with Radio and print media. His demise, they said would make his numerous friends feel bereaved.