Who Is Sanna Irshad Mattoo Pulitzer? Biography, Age, Birth Place, Family, Husband, Education, Qualification, Marriage, Instagram: The news is coming from a famous photojournalist and Pulitzer Prize winner Sana Irshad Mattoo as she was stopped by the immigration officials at an airport in Delhi and which prevented her to board the flight to France as well. The incident happened only this Saturday. Follow More Updates On UptoBrain.com

Sanna Irshad Mattoo Pulitzer

Who Is Sanna Irshad Mattoo Pulitzer?

Sanna was on her way to Paris as she had to attend a book launch and photography exhibition. She said that she was stopped by the officials at the airport and was not given any reason. They said that she could not travel abroad and that was all they had said to her.

“I was scheduled to travel from Delhi to Paris today for a book launch and photography exhibition as one of the 10 award winners of the Serendipity Arles grant 2020. Despite procuring a French visa, I was stopped at the immigration desk at Delhi airport, I was not given any reason but told I would not be able to travel internationally.”, this was stated by her in a tweet while she shared the picture of the canceled boarding pass.

Sanna Irshad Mattoo Pulitzer Biography

There has been no official statement by anyone from the state or the Centre but, J&K police have stated that the journalist is among the many journalists that had been put on the no-fly list by the government.

There was a similar incident that happened in September 2019, Kashmiri journalist Gowhar Geelani was also stopped at the airport in a similar manner when she was on her way to Germany. In 2021, the administration of J&K stopped the journalist that had turned into an academician, Zahid Rafiq from boarding a flight to the US, where he was invited to teach at a university. Journalist Ruwa Shah was also stopped from going abroad and another academician from Kashmir was stopped but was allowed, later on, to travel, after a few months.

Sanna Irshad Mattoo Pulitzer: Age, Birth Place, Family, Husband, Education, Qualification, Marriage, Instagram

She is a resident of Srinagar, Kashmir. Sanna is a 28-year-old photojournalist for Reuters, which is an international agency. She had even won the Pulitzer Prize this year in feature photography and there were there three other photographers that had been given the honor for the coverage of the Second wave of Covid in India.

Sanna is a renowned journalist and there is no statement given by any government officials. The incident was unfair to the journalist and there should be a proper investigation on the matter the reason for stopping her should also be clarified.


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