Srinagar (VMS): Kashmir Video Journalists Association (KVJA) held it's general body elections in Srinagar, to ensure free and fair process, some senior journalists were invited to supervise the process, Bashir Lone of New Delhi based Television news channel (Cnn News 18) was elected as president of the Video Journalist Association (KVJA), Fayaz Ahmed latha of ANI network was elected as vice president and Jehangir Aziz of ETV News was elected as General Secretary,

After his victory Bashir Lone (President) assured his members that he will take up the issues related to the Video Journalists at proper fora and ensure that they are resolved at the earliest, He said that the media persons are facing lot of hardships in covering events in conflict zone of Kashmir and they need stand united to face such challenges, the members assured there complete support to the new office bearers.

KVJA thanks shujaat Bukhari, Farooq Javed Khan, Ishfaq ul Hassan and Shuja ul haq for sparing their time to free and fair Conduct of elections.

We also take this opportunity to thank the department of information especially its worthy Director Muneer ul islam for extending their support for the smooth conduct of elections.

Meanwhile, Director Information & Public Relations, Muneer-ul-Islam has congratulated the newly elected members of Kashmir Video Journalist Association.

In a statement to Valley Media Service, he conveyed his best wishes to the elected team and expressed hope that they shall endeavour for the welfare of video journalist.

He said that the department is well aware of the issues of the journalists in the state and adequate steps are being taken in this regard.(VMS)