Senior Journalist from Kashmir, Imtiyaz Bakhshi, passed away in Srinagar on Friday evening. Bakshi had been part of several media organizations including The Indian Express and had been a very talented editor throughout his career.
He was also associated with Daily Rising Kashmir as a Sub Editor. Apart from being a journalist, Bakshi was also a guest faculty member at the University of Kashmir, where he taught German language.
On Friday, Bakshi suddenly fell unconscious in the press enclave of Srinagar. He was taken to a hospital (SMHS) where he was declared brought dead.
Journalists, from both print and electronic, and other associated groups have expressed shock on his sudden demise.