Photographers Dar Yasin, Mukhtar Khan and Channi Anand, primarily based in Jammu and Kashmir, have been awarded this year’s prestigious Pulitzer Prize for aspect images. The Pulitzer quotation stated the award was for “striking visuals of life” by the photographers in what it termed “the contested territory of Kashmir” in the aftermath of the August 5, 2019 revocation of its specific constitutional status, “executed as a result of a communications blackout.”
Yasin and Khan are primarily based in Srinagar although Anand is primarily based in Jammu. All 3 get the job done with the Affiliated Press, the information company. AP executive editor Sally Buzbee stated that the Kashmir prize was “a testomony to the talent, bravery, ingenuity and teamwork of Dar, Mukhtar, Channi and their colleagues”.
All 3 have expressed pleasure and stated that they never expected the prize. “Though I knew that there is a Pulitzer Prize, I never