Srinagar, Nov 26: CPI (M) leader and MLA Kulgam Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami has condoled the demise veteran journalist and social activist, Om Prakash Saraf, who passed away on Saturday.
Late Saraf was doyen of journalism in the state and his and his family’s contribution in the field of journalism will be remembered for long. Widely respected for honesty and integrity, he always stood for a reason and a firm believer in democracy and secularism.
In his death, the state has lost a great asset and the vacuum left by his passing away in the journalistic fraternity and public life would be difficult to fill. He was the last surviving journalist of his time in the state.
In a condolence message, Tarigami has expressed heartfelt condolences and solidarity with the bereaved family.