Slain photojournalist Danish Siddiqui has been awarded the prestigious Pulitzer Prize 2022 for capturing the hard-hitting reality of India at a time when the COVID-19 second wave was at its peak. Danish Siddiqui and three of his colleagues from Reuters - Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo, and Amit Dave - were awarded the 2022 Pulitzer Prize in the Feature Photography category for their work on documenting India’s battle against the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. As soon as the award was announced, Danish Siddiqui Pulitzer Prize photo started trending on social media, and people were eager to see the award-winning photo once again. 

Danish Siddiqui Pulitzer Prize photo captured by him had been a topic of discussion when it was clicked. Danish Siddiqui Pulitzer Prize photo had clearly exposed the government of India and Delhi Government for their inability to control the havoc created by the COVID-19 pandemic during the second wave. Danish Siddiqui Pulitzer Prize pictures showcased funeral pyres of COVID-19 victims at mass cremation sites in Delhi last year had garnered widespread applause. Apart from this, he had extensively covered conflicts around the world.

It is pertinent to mention here that Danish Siddiqui Pulitzer Prize pictures brought the photojournalist into the spotlight. At that time many considered the picture to be fake, however, with this award, Danish Siddiqui Pulitzer Prize picture got global recognition. It is pertinent to mention here that Danish Siddiqui was killed last year while covering the war between Afghan troops and the Taliban in Kandahar city.

Here are Danish Siddiqui Pulitzer Prize pictures



Residences surround the grounds of a crematorium during a mass cremation for victims of the coronavirus disease in New Delhi, India, April 22, 2021.
(Photo caption: Documenting lives and loss.)

Ashish Kashyap and Naman Sharma, volunteers at a non-profit organization, carry a bag containing unclaimed ashes of victims who died from the coronavirus disease at a crematorium in New Delhi in May 2021.
(Photo caption: Ashish Kashyap and Naman Sharma, volunteers at a nonprofit organization, carried a bag containing unclaimed ashes of victims who died from the coronavirus disease at a crematorium in New Delhi in May 2021.)

Notably, it is not the first time Danish Siddiqui has won the prestigious Pulitzer Prize. Siddiqui, who also won the Pulitzer Prize in 2018 for Feature Photography for documenting the Rohingya Refugee Crisis. 

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