KEG remembers Maqbool Sahil

Srinagar

Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) on Wednesday held a condolence meeting wherein rich tributes were paid to a renowned writer, photojournalist, poet and author, Maqbool Sahil, who passed away on Tuesday due to a massive heart attack.

While praying for the eternal peace of the departed soul, it was decided that as a token to respect to Late Sahil’s contribution to the field of media, KEG will be paying Rs. 2 Lakh to the bereaved family.

Meanwhile, Maqbool Sahil was laid to rest at his ancestral village, Adhal Dull Kokernag in south Kashmir on Wednesday morning. A large number of people from various walks of life participated in the funeral prayers.

Born in 1968 at Adhal village, Sahil belonged to a clan of Khokhar Rajputs. His father Mohammad Jamal-ud-Din Khokhar had nicknamed him Sahil, which he later used as his pen name.

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