Shujaat Bukhari

Shujaat Bukhari

Shujaat Bukhari (1968-2018) was a journalist based in Srinagar ( Jammu and Kashmir). He was the Srinagar correspondent for Frontline and was the editor of Rising Kashmir. Between 1997 and 2012, he was a correspondent for The Hindu. Shujaat started the Urdu daily Buland Kashmir and the Urdu weekly Kashmir Parcham as well as the Kashmiri language paper Sangarmal. He was president of the Abadi Markaz Kamraz, a literary forum to promote the Kashmiri language. An honest and well-informed journalist, Shujaat survived three assassination attempts before he was brutally gunned down outside his office on June 14, 2018. He is survived by his wife Tahmeena and his two children.