Renowned Journalist Naseem Airfi passes away

Mir Mohsin Ali

Hyderabad – Renowned Urdu Journalist Khaja Arifuddin Ghori alias Naseem Arifi has passed away after a long illness. Due to health issues, he was away from active journalism for a few years. He was admitted to the hospital Friday night and took his last breath Saturday afternoon. His death is a great loss to Urdu Journalism. His services and contributions for Urdu journalism are unforgettable.

Naseem Arifi was one of the top Urdu journalists. In his illustrious career he was associated with prominent Urdu publications of Hyderabad. He spent the longest tenure in Siasat daily. When Khan Lateef Mohammed Khan re-launched Munsif in 1997, Arifi teamed up with him and was instrumental in bringing new revolution in Urdu media. It was his idea to publish special supplements every day.

When AIMIM launched Etemaad daily, Naseem Arifi joined the team and strived to take the publication to new heights.

AIMIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi, MLC Syed Ameenul Hasan Jaffry, Editor Etemad daily Burhanuddin Owaisi, prominent journalists, politicians, and people from different walks of life visited his home and paid rich tributes.

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