Farooq visits Saraf residence
Jammu, Nov 25: The Managing Committee of the Press Club of Jammu expressed its profound shock and grief over the sad demise of 96 year old Doyen of Journalists in Jammu & Kashmir, Shri Om Parkash Saraf, father of Mr. Pushap Saraf, a veteran journalist and Senior member of the Press Club of Jammu.
While paying rich tributes to the departed soul, the Managing Committee members expressed their great regards for late Saraf sahib for pledging his body to the Medical College, Jammu for a noble cause.
A two minute silence was also observed to pray the almighty to bestow the eternal peace to the departed soul.
Besides others, those who attended the condolence meeting included, the President PCJ, Ashwani Kumar, Vice-President, PCJ, Abhimanyu Sharma, Secretary General, PCJ, Zorawar Singh Jamwal, Treasurer, PCJ, Dinesh Manhotra and members of the Managing Committee, Ajay Bachloo, Deepak Khajuria, Dinesh Mahajan, Nishi Kant Khajuria, Pawan Sharma, Surjeet Singh & Vishal Bharti.
Jammu Kashmir Editors Association also condoled the demise of the Saraf. President JKEA Rasheed Rahi said that Mr Saraf was truly secular and unbiased in his political ideology who always wished to see Kashmir dispute resolved. He said Mr Saraf will always be remembered for this outstanding contribution towards journalism.
Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Saturday visited the Saraf residence here to pay tribute to veteran journalist Mr Om Saraf..
Describing Mr Om Saraf a doyen of journalism, Dr Abdullah said his contribution has been immense, which is an inspiration for those in the field of journalism, especially the budding journalists. He said Mr Saraf will always be remembered for his objective and fair journalism.
Dr Abdullah expressed solidarity with Mr Pushap Saraf and other members of the bereaved family at their huge loss. He prayed for peace to the departed soul.
Provincial Presidents Mr Devender Singh Rana and Mr Nasir Aslam Wani accompanied Dr Abdullah and conveyed condolences to the bereaved family. The prayed for peace to the departed soul.
Meanwhile, Working President National Conference Mr Omar Abdullah has also condoled the demise of Mr Om Saraf and prayed for peace to the departed soul. (CNS)