Srinagar: A book titled ‘Kashmir’s Thin Red Lines’ will be released on June 14, 2019, the first martyrdom anniversary of a senior journalist, Dr Syed Shujaat Bukhari.
The author of the book is Dr Syed Shujaat Bukhari and Dr Tahmeena Bukhari. The book release function is being organized by Kashmir Media House, publishers of Rising Kashmir Buland Kashmir and Sangarmal and is scheduled to be held on June 14 at 3 PM.
The Wire’s founding editor Sidharth Varadarajan will be the chief Guest on the occasion while Author and senior journalist Saeed Naqvi will be the Guest of Honor on the occasion.
The function will be held at Tagore Hall in Gogji Bagh area of Srinagar.
Pertinently, renowned journalist and Editor-in-Chief of Rising Kashmir Shujaat Bukhari was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Srinagar’s Press Colony on June 14, 2019, a day before Eid-ul-Fitr.
The assailants opened fire on Bukhari’s vehicle. He was hit by multiple bullets fired from a close range. A security guard protecting him and his driver were also shot.
He and others were immediately rushed to Shri Maharaja Hari Singh (SMHS) hospital, where the journalist succumbed to his injuries.