LUCKNOW || A Journalist Body in Uttar Pradesh will be taking out a book to commemorate the memories of their own who have passed away, it was announced on Thursday. The UP Accredited Journalists Committee said that the book will have details on the body of work and personal information on scribes who are no more. Along with the book, symposiums and debates will also be organised in their memory, it was said.
A decision to this effect was taken at a condolence meeting held to pay homage to late veteran journalist RC Srivastava.
At the meeting held at the Media Center in the Annexe, Srivastava aka ‘Chander Bhai’ was paid glowing tributes by senior journalists and many of his one-time colleagues.
Among those who recalled the time spent with the late journalist, included Kulsum Talha, Suresh Bahadur Singh, Ajay Kumar, Bhaskar Dubey, Mudit Mathur, Arvind Singh Bisht, Siddhartha Kalyan’s, Rajeev Bajpayi, Sultan Shakir Hasmi, Ajay Srivastava and Hemant Krishna.
Others who also paid their tributes to Srivastava included Hemant Tiwari, Zafar Irshad, Tamman Faridi, Sanjog Walter and Ankit Srivastava, all office bearers of the Committee.