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Kolkata press club condemns killing of Bukhari

IANS  |  Kolkata 

The Press Club, Kolkata on Thursday joined the fraternity in protesting against the brutal killing of and editor of 'Rising Kashmir' Shujaat Bukhari in

as a respected and courageous journalist, the club in a statement said his independent views were highly visible in the also.

"He was respected as a propagating his independent views from the disturbed areas of the valley," it said, terming the killing an attack against free press and democracy.

"Press Club, Kolkata condemns this heinous act of crime which is considered as an attack against the free press and democracy," the statement added.

Bukhari was shot dead by unidentified gunmen outside his office in Press Enclave area at Lal Chawk in on Thursday evening.



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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 23:34 IST