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2020 Pulitzer Prize : Three J&K Photo Journalists For Moving Kashmir Pictures Bag Award, Omar Abdullah Hails Them

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Following abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, August last year, people of Jammu And Kashmir were looking for some good news to come their way in new high for the people three photojournalists from Jammu and Kashmir have won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in feature photography for their work during the shutdown in the region .

Mukhtar Khan, Yasin Dar and Channi Anand — three photojournalists working with the Associated Press (AP) — were among those who were awarded the Pulitzer .

And their acheivements did not go unnoticed , Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah wrote in a tweet, ‘It’s been a difficult year for journalists in Kashmir & that’s saying something considering the last 30 years haven’t exactly been easy. Congratulations to @daryasin, @muukhtark_khan & @channiap on this prestigious award. More power to your cameras.’

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