JAMMU, Jan 31: Former Director, Media and Communications, PIB and wife of Bashir Malik, Former Director (News) Doordarshan and Radio Kashmir Gurjeet Shahana Malik passed away in New Delhi today after prolonged illness.
She was 65 years old. She was the only IIS officer who interviewed Former President of India late APJ Abdul Kalam. She worked in Doordarshan and All India Radio as head of the news for many years.
She was always appreciated as a brave and impartial journalist by various quarters.
On her demise, besides media fraternity, various political, intellectual, social and religious organizations have expressed deep grief and sorrow.