Srinagar News Owner Is No More

SRINAGAR: Owner of Daily newspaper Srinagar News Mehrajuddin Wani passed away on Tuesday after a brief illness. He died of some complications at Chest disease hospital Srinagar, this afternoon.

Wani- a resident of Rainawari Srinagar was the owner and publisher of the newspaper ‘Srinagar News’.

Meanwhile, Director Information and Public Relations, Rahul Pandey has condoled the sad demise of Senior Journalist and Editor-in-Chief of Srinagar News, Mehraj-ud-Din Wani.

While chairing a condolence meeting Rahul Pandey highlighted the role of departed journalists in raising public issues through his journalistic work and called his demise a great loss to the journalist fraternity as well as society.

The Director and the employees of DIPR also offered deep condolences to the bereaved family and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul.

National Conference

National Conference President and MP from Srinagar Dr Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Omar Abdullah have expressed profound grief over the demise of Wani.

In their condolence message, the duo prayed for peace to the deceased and much-needed strength to the bereaved in their hour of grief. While recalling his contribution to the field of journalism in Kashmir, they said that his demise has created a void in  Kashmir’s media fraternity.

Among others, Party GS Ali Muhammad Sagar, Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani,  Political Advisor to VP Tanvir Sadiq, Spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar, Social Media In-charge Sara Hayat Shah, Additional Spokespersons Mudassir Shahmiri and Ifra Jan have also extended sympathies and condolences with the bereaved and prayed for eternal peace to the departed in the highest echelons of Jannat.


Expressing shock and grief over the death of senior journalist Mehrajuddin Wani, CPI (M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami has termed the demise as an irreparable loss.

Late Mehrajuddin Wani was a veteran journalist. The contribution made by him in the field of journalism will always be remembered.

Tarigami expressed solidarity with the bereaved family and media fraternity.

Apni Party

Apni Party President Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari also expressed deep shock and grief over the demise of Mehraj- Ud-Din Wani, Editor-In-Chief of Daily Srinagar News who passed away at a Srinagar hospital today.

In a condolence message issued here, Bukhari described the deceased as a thorough gentleman who was committed to his professional obligations.

Bukhari said that late Wani was a senior journalist who throughout his life tried his best to become a voice of the people while remaining committed to his principles of accountability.

Apni Party President said the passing away of Mehraj-Ud-Din Wani is a huge loss to the journalistic fraternity in J&K.

Bukhari conveyed heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family, friends and associates of late Wani and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul.


J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President Ghulam Ahmad Mir also expressed profound grief over the passing away Of Wani.

Mir described Wani as a fine human being saying that the deceased always remained transparent and committed to the cause of representing grievances of people through his newspaper.

In his condolence message, JKPCC President Ghulam Ahmad Mir expressed profound grief over the passing away of Mehraj U Din Wani and said the deceased was a fine human being, who always remained committed to his principles.


BJP JK spokesman Altaf Thakur expressed his heartfelt condolences over the demise of  Daily Srinagar News Editor-in-Chief Mehrajdudin Wani.

Thakur said the departed soul was a gentle and professional journalist and his death was a great loss to Kashmir’s media fraternity.

The BJP leader prayed for the highest standards for the departed soul and expressed solidarity and sympathy to the bereaved family.

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