“Great loss to Kashmir’s media fraternity”: Journalist Mudasir Ali passes away

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Srinagar: Prominent journalist Mudasir Ali, who was a correspondent with the Greater Kashmir newspaper, has died this morning after suffering a heart attack.

According to media reports, 37-year-old Ali complained of chest pain at around 2 am on Friday. However, he passed away before he could be taken to a hospital.

A native of Chrar-i-Sharif of central Kashmir’s Budgam district, Mudasir Ali was residing in Srinagar and had been a correspondent for the Greater Kashmir for over a decade besides regularly contributing for the prominent Indian news portal, The Wire. Mudasir Ali’s work has also been featured on other national and international media outlets.

Expressing shock and grief over his sudden demise, the Kashmir Press Club said that Mudasir Ali was among the finest and hardworking reporters who earned respect among his colleagues by his work. “The sudden demise of Mudasir, who worked for Greater Kashmir and also contributed to leading national and international media organisations, is indeed a great loss to the journalistic fraternity of Kashmir,” the KPC said in a statement.

The KPC management and the journalist fraternity of Kashmir express their sympathies and solidarity with the bereaved family especially with Jahangir Ali, younger brother of Mudasir Ali and also a journalist. May Allah grants the bereaved family the patience to bear this huge loss, the statement concluded.

The news was received with shock across the journalist fraternity. The Kashmir Walla condoles the demise and expresses solidarity with the bereaved family. May he rest in eternal peace.

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