Srinagar: Kashmir Video Journalists Association (KVJA) Friday elected Bashir Lone of New Delhi based television news channel, CNN-News 18, was elected as its president. Fayaz Ahmed Latha of ANI network was elected as vice president while as Jehangir Aziz of ETV News was elected as General Secretary.
Lone assured the members that he will take up the issues of video journalists at proper fora and ensure that they are resolved at the earliest. He said that the media persons are facing lot of hardships in covering events in conflict zone of Kashmir and they need to stand united to face such challenges.
KVJA thanked Shujaat Bukhari, Farooq Javed khan, Ishfaq ul Hassan and Shuja ul haq for sparing their time for free and fair conduct of elections. “We also take this opportunity to thank the department of information especially its worthy Director Muneer ul Islam for extending their support for the smooth conduct of elections,” KVJA said.