Governor NN Vohra Friday expressed grief over the sad demise of Ved Bhasin, Chairman Kashmir Times Group.

In a condolence message, the Governor has recalled his interactions with Bhasin in the past many years and prayed for peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family to bear their loss.

An official statement said that Member Parliament and President PDP, Mehbooba Mufti, Friday expressed grief over the sad demise of noted icon of journalism and Chairperson, Kashmir Times Group of Publications, Ved Bhasin.

The legend of journalism, popularly known as the “Grand Old Man of English Journalism in J&K”, passed away late last night.

Bhasin remained active in journalism for nearly six decades.

Expressing heartfelt condolence with the bereaved family, Mehbooba Mufti said the deceased was an inspiring personality who with his social service and public good has inspired many and will be remembered for long. She said the deceased was a humble and pious human being who would always stand by the side of needy and would be known for his uncompromising secular views and support for unprivileged sections of the society.

She expressed sympathy and solidarity with the bereaved family, in particular Anuradha Bhasin, Prabodh Jamwal and Anju Bhasin and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul.

Info Department Mourns Ved Bhasin’s Demise

Demise of Ved Bhasin, doyen of journalism, veteran Journalist and Chairman Kashmir Times Group of Publications was deeply mourned by the officers and staff of Information Department, Jammu.

In a condolence meeting, Joint Director Information Jammu, Nagendra Singh Jamwal, all other officers and staff members remembered Bhasin as an institution in himself, a core professional, who set a new trend of fair and fearless journalism. They termed his death a great void in the field of journalism as he was a guiding light for mudding professionals.

The officers and staff expressed sympathies with the bereaved family and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul.


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