Farooq Nazki, the Sahitya Academy award-winning poet and former Director of Doordarshan and AIR Srinagar, passed away on February 6, 2024. His demise occurred at Narayana Hospital in Katra Jammu.
Farooq Nazki, a multifaceted personality hailing from Jammu and Kashmir, not only made significant contributions as a poet but also excelled in the realms of broadcasting and media. He held the position of Director at Doordarshan & AIR Srinagar operating under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in India.
In addition to his prominent roles in media, Farooq Nazki was an ace poet and writer who won Sahitya Acamedy award also for his exemplary contribution in the filed of literature.