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Farooq Nazki passes away 2024 : Senior journalist and Sahitya Akademi awardee

Senior journalist and Sahitya Akademi awardee Farooq Nazki passes away

  • 83-year-old Farooq Nazki was ill for some time and was admitted to a hospital in Katra, where he breathed his last on Tuesday night.
  • Jammu and Kashmir’s senior journalist, poet and Sahitya Akademi awardee Mir Mohammad Farooq Nazki has passed away. 83-year-old Farooq Nazki was ill for some time and was admitted to a hospital in Katra, where he breathed his last on Tuesday night. Farooqui is survived by two daughters and a son.
  • It is said that these days he was living in Jammu with his son. Farooq Nazki had taken Kashmiri literature to new heights through his writings.
  • As good a writer as he was, he was also an excellent journalist. Farooq Nazki also served as Director of Radio Kashmir, Deputy Director General of Doordarshan and Director of Doordarshan Centre, Srinagar.
  • Apart from this, he also served as the editor of the newspaper ‘Dainik Mazdoor’ for a long time. Top leaders, poets, journalists and various civil organizations of Jammu and Kashmir have expressed grief over the demise of Farooq Nazki and paid tribute to him.

Farooq Nazki passes away

Senior journalist, poet and Sahitya Akademi awardee Mir Mohammad Farooq Nazki breathed his last in a hospital in Katra on Tuesday. He has said goodbye to this world forever. Kashmir has become extremely silent due to his death. During the last journey of Farooq Nazki, top leaders of Jammu and Kashmir, poets, journalists and many civil organizations paid tribute to him.

Farooq Nazki passes away
Farooq Nazki passes away

Senior journalist, poet and Sahitya Akademi awardee Mir Mohammad Farooq Nazki breathed his last in a hospital in Katra on Tuesday. He was 83 years old and was fighting against his ill health in a hospital in Katra for a long time. He died on Tuesday due to a heart attack and has said goodbye to this world forever.

Farooq Nazki passes away : Started career with ‘Zamindar’


Mohammad Farooq Nazki started his career as a journalist with a newspaper named ‘Zamindar’. Apart from being a good writer, Farooq Nazki was also a good journalist. Farooq Nazki has also served as Director of Radio Kashmir, Deputy Director General of Doordarshan and Director of Doordarshan Centre, Srinagar.

Apart from this, Farooq Nazki had served as the editor of the newspaper ‘Dainik Mazdoor’ for a long time. Various sections of society are deeply saddened to hear the news of Farooq Nazki’s death. During his last journey, top leaders of Jammu and Kashmir, poets, journalists and many civil organizations mourned his death and paid tribute to him.
Who is in Farooq Nazki’s family?
Famous poet Farooq Nazki is survived by two daughters and a son. Farooq Nazki’s health was not good for the last few years, after which he was living in Jammu and Kashmir with his son.

Farooq Nazki passes away
Farooq Nazki passes away

Farooq Nazki passes away : Was honored with Sahitya Akademi Award


In 1995, Farooq Nazki was awarded the Kashmiri language Sahitya Akademi Award for his poetry collection ‘Nar Hyutun Kanzal Vanas’ (Fire in the Eyelashes). Farooq Nazki was a scholar of Kashmiri and Urdu languages ​​as well as a poet, writer, teacher, playwright and broadcaster.

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