A day earlier on Tuesday, Associated Press (AP) photograph journalist Channi Anand has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize. Channi Anand frequently visits the border areas of Jammu. He explains, "I went to the border area near RS Pura. I left early in the morning for a photoshoot. People from the border areas were busy working in their fields as it is harvesting season. Police condensation Was investigating and helping people. I thought of doing a photoshoot for all these activities. "
Three Kashmir photograph journalists obtained the award
Apart from Channi Anand, two different AP photograph journalists from Kashmir Dar Yasin and Mukhtar Khan had been awarded the celebrated Pulitzer Prize for protection throughout curfew in Jammu and Kashmir after Article 370 was lifted final yr. <! –
The Pulitzer Prize Board congratulated the three for "showing the true picture of the distressed areas of Kashmir". After this there was a political debate about these three awardees.
BJP focused Congress
Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Sambit Patra focused Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for praising the Kashmiri photograph journalists, saying that these photos got to him for anti-India sentiments in Kashmir. Patra requested, "Dear @RahulGandhi ji. You congratulated Mr. Dar who received the Pulitzer Prize for photography today. One of the photographs is attached here. The caption mentions 'Indian Occupied Kashmir'. Mr. Rahul Gandhiji, is Kashmir an integral part of India? "
'We are journalists and our job is to finish our skilled work'
But, regardless of these controversies, Channi Anand doesn’t thoughts. He says, "I don't want to talk about it. We are journalists and our job is to complete our professional work. Next he says," I’m very pleased and excited that I acquired the award. My household can be pleased. "Let us know, Anand has been with AP for 16 years. He did his education from Shastri Memorial Public School and Ranbir Higher Secondary School earlier than taking on-line courses in images.