News International Three AP photographers won Pulitzer Prizes for Kashmir coverage

Three AP photographers won Pulitzer Prizes for Kashmir coverage

The three photographers of Associated Press (AP) won the prestigious Pulitzer Prizes in Feature Photography for their coverage in Kashmir last year.Pulitzer Prizes

Established in 1917 after the name of Joseph Pulitzer, a famous newspaper publisher of his time. Pulitzer Prizes are the most prestigious prizes in Journalism and Arts. The Prizes are awarded by the Columbia University in 21 different categories.

ALSO READ: 3 Easy Steps To Take Better Landscape Photos

This year, three Indian photographers of Associated Press (AP) are included in the list, who did the coverage in Kashmir last year during the riots & lockdowns. The names of the photographers are Dar Yasin, Mukhtar Khan and Channi Anand.

Dar Yasin's photo
Photo from Dar Yasin
Source: Instagram

They won the prizes in the feature photography category “for their striking images of life in the contested territory of Kashmir as India revoked its independence, executed through a communications blackout” as written on the prize description.

Dar Yasin shared a thank you tweet for the people who showed support and trust in him.

Kumar Ujjal
Writer and Social Media manager of Infotonline.

More articles

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Must Read

Match 10 RCB vs MI : Virat Kohli’s RCB thump Rohit Sharma’s MI in another super over thriller

RCB vs MI In a battle of two mega giants of Indian Cricket Virat Kohli's army managed to edge past Rohit Sharma's men in...

Fans trend #BBGOATSidharthShukla, as Colors releases their new Bigg Boss 14 promo

Sidharth Shukla is undeniably one of the most popular Bigg Boss contestants with biggest fandom. It is one year since he won the Bigg...

DAC approves procurement of SAAW, HF radio sets and 72,000 SiG 716 rifles at 2,290 crores for Armed Forces

The Defence Acquisition Council meeting held under the Chairmanship of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today approved the proposals for procurement of various equipment required...

Indian Govt shown interest in purchasing Embraer’s commercial aircraft division

The Indian government has shown its interest to purchase majority stakes in Embraer’s commercial aircraft division, said a top ranking government official to Business...