BARAMULLA, Dec 22: Baramulla Working Journalists Association (BWJA) under the banner of North Kashmir Journalist Association-an amalgam of journalists associations of north Kashmir districts-held its presidential election at Dak Banglow here.
31 journalists of Baramulla district participated in the election and senior journalist Gulzar Ahmed Zargar Special Correspondent Daily Headlines Today was re-elected as President of the BWJA.
After a daylong meeting and deliberations, the election process was conducted under the supervision of renowned journalists and Chairman NJKA and BWJA Haji Karamat Qayoom Editor-in-Chief SNS Kashmir, Sherbeen Radio Kashmir Srinagar, Anzhar Mahjoo of Mirror of Kashmir, Altaf Baba Greater Kashmir and Sajad Hussain Network 18. Rahi Nisar of Gulistan TV from Pattan and Ishafaq Ahmad Dar of Tangmarg were also present.
Speaking on the occasion, Chairman BWJA Haji Karamat Qayoom, “We will issue identity cards to members of BWJA very soon, so that officials will recognize them easily during any function and event. Elections got delayed due to COVID-19 pandemic and unavoidable circumstances”.
After re-elected as President, Zargar reiterated that he will work for the welfare of the journalists in Baramulla and other adjacent districts.
Among other journalists who participated in the meeting and elections are Sheikh Dawood , Irshad Ahmad Bhat, Majeed Sheeri, Tameel Irshad, Yaqoob Lala, Aabid Nabi, Mudasir Ahmad, Arshad Farooq, Nissar Yatoo, Nisar Malik, Fayaz Bukhari, Iqbal Amin, Iqbal Bhat, Manzoor Sheeri, Inayat Qayoom, Umar Rashid, etc.