The Media Education Research Centre (MERC), University of Kashmir, mourned the demise of its alumnus and a senior Kashmiri journaliat, Mudasir Ali.
Ali was a pass out of Batch 2006. He was a correspondent with the Greater Kashmir newspaper, and died this morning after suffering a heart attack.
The department remembered Ali as a “soft-spoken and brilliant student, who earned accolades for his adherence to professional ethics and devotion towards the work”.
In a virtual condolence meeting held today, the faculty members expressed sorrow on the sudden demise of the former student.
Recalling his moments with Ali, a senior faculty MERC, Nasir Mirza said, “Mudasir was ideal as a student and exemplary as a professional journalist.”
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Aaliya Ahmad, HoD, MERC said, “His sudden departure is a big and an irreparable loss.”