Lahore: Veteran Pakistani journalist and author  late Agha Shorish Kashmiri Editor “Chatan” Lahore 46th death anniversary  observed  here in befitting manner. Main ceremony was held at late Agha Shorish Kashmiri’s Mall  road Lahore’s residence  today which was attended by  his  four sons Agha Masood Shorish , Agha Mehmood Shorish, Ahga Mashood Shorish,Agha Mubashar Shorish and  five daughters Ms Shaista Shorish, Ms Shahida Shorish,Ms  Touseef Shorish ,Ms Ambreen Shorish and Ms Attiqa Shorish along with their other  family members, friends and journalists. Quran Khawani was offered for the departed soul of late Agha Shorish Kashmiri and food was distributed among participants. Later  Agha Shorish Kasmiri’s sons, daughters and other family members  drove to Miani Sahib graveyard  and laid floral wreaths on his grave and offered Fateha.

It is worth mentioning that late Agha Shorish Kashmiri was  an author of 27 titles and Editor-in-Chief of famous leading  weekly “Chatan”.He was one of leading editors of the Pakistan, who was put behind bars for several times by military dictators and so-called democratic governments for his criticism. His Weekly “Chatan” declarations were also cancelled for dozens times besides the sealing of his both printing presses. Agha Shorish Kashmiri passed away on 25th October 1975 in Lahore.

Source: Daily Nawa-I-AhmedpurSharqia/ RMNP

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