Danish Siddiqui Buried News: Danish Siddiqui killed in a terrorist attack while covering the conflict between the armed forces and the Taliban in Afghanistan.
Danish Siddiqui Buried News: Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) Vice Chancellor Professor Najma Akhtar accepted the request of the family of late photojournalist Danish Siddiqui and now Danish’s body will be buried in Jamia Cemetery. Danish Siddiqui was a photojournalist for Reuters, an international news agency. He was killed in a terrorist attack covering a conflict between the armed forces and the Taliban in Afghanistan. Danish was an alumnus of Jamia. Jamia’s graveyard is exclusively for the employees of Jamia University, their spouses and minor children.Also Read – World News: 63 Taliban terrorists killed at the hands of Afghan soldiers, dozens injured
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The body of Danish Siddiqui has reached his house from the airport late Sunday evening. From here later the body will be taken to Jamia. Earlier on Saturday, the Vice Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), Professor Najma Akhtar went to the house of Jamia alumnus and photojournalist Danish Siddiqui. Also Read – Indian journalist Danish Siddiqui dies during coverage of Afghan Army and Taliban battle in Kandahar
At his residence in Delhi’s Jamia Nagar, he met Danish’s father Professor Akhtar Siddiqui and other family members. He was accompanied by the Registrar and other senior officials of the University.
The Vice Chancellor consoled Professor Siddiqui and talked to him about Danish for about 40 minutes. She described Danish as “a true fighter” like her father, whom she has known for a long time. Professor Akhtar said that Danish worked diligently to bring the truth to the world and always raised his voice against wrong.
“Danish’s demise is an irreparable loss not only to his family and to the Jamia fraternity, but to the entire nation,” he said. The Vice-Chancellor told Professor Siddiqui that on Tuesday, Jamia would organize a condolence meeting in its university campus. Simultaneously, an exhibition of exemplary works of Danish will also be organized in the university campus at the same time so that students can take inspiration from it. (IANS Hindi)