Journalist & Padma Shri Awardee Fatima Rafiq Zakaria Dies
The famous journalist and academician Fatima Rafiq Zakaria has passed away at the age of 85. she was suffering from an age-related illness.
- In 2006, She was honoured with the Padma Shri Award in recognition of her work in education.
- She also honoured with the Sarojini Naidu Integration Award for Journalism in 1983.
- Zakaria served as the executive vice-chairman of the Board of Governors of the Trust’s Institute of Hotel Management.