SRINAGAR: Islamic Revival International School today awards three prominent Kashmir based journalists for their outstanding performance and contribution in the field of journalism in 2018. In an impressive annual day function held today in the auditorium of Kashmir university by Islamic Revival International school in collaboration with Press trust of Kashmir (PTK), three dedicated journalists Of Kashmir were awarded for their best reportage on various public and political issues.
The awardee Journalists include noted anchor and Editor Kashmir Crown Shahid Imran, he received award for raising public issues and exposing fake doctor in north Kashmir. Irfan Quraishi a well-known senior journalist working with ETV and Media Entrepreneur was felicitated on the occasion for his fearless and impartial reporting in Journalism including his recent expose of a Rape in north Kashmir and in-depth reportage on bogus media. Rifat Abdullah a senior TV journalist working with News-18 was also awarded for his overall contribution in the field of journalism.
All the students of the school participated with enthusiasm and fervour. Mohammad Akbar Lone MLA Sonawari graced the occasion as the chief guest and, Scholar Zahoor Ahmad Shah Almadni, were the guests. Prominent among others who attended the function were Joint Director Information and private school association Kashmir (PSAK) Chairman G N Var. The programme began with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp by the chief guest, guests of honour and other dignitaries.
The theme of the function was based on ‘Education’ which commenced with presentation of a message by the school students who exhibited their hidden talent and emotions through various characters and pointed out towards the imbalance in the environment which touched the heart of the audience. Zahoor Ahmad Shah Almadni, guest of honour stated that he is happy to know that the school has taken various steps to show their talent, he said that both educations are important for the students.
Aijaz Ahmad, Chairman of Islamic Revival International School, said that “the teachers of their school are doing best to slow the talent of these students. However Press Trust of Kashmir encourage students by awarded some of the students of school in which Student of the year award was presented to Soliha Showkat and best Athlete awards of the years was given to Basit Bilal and Sherish Riyaz.
Besides PTK reporters were awarded as an appreciation to their work on the occasion which includes Wasim Majnoon Mir, Faizan Khurshid, Rouf Dar, Raja Syed. The award was felicitated by Joint Director Dept. of Information Mohd Ashraf. Meanwhile Aijaz Ahmad Chairmen of the schools thanks Press Trust of Kashmir for supporting the program.