New Delhi: Pakistan-born Canadian writer and columnist Tariq Fateh breathed his last at the age of 73 on Monday. He had been ill for some time. The information about his death was given by his daughter Natasha. Natasha tweeted, “Sher of Punjab, son of Hindustan, lover of Canada, philanthropist of truth, fighter for justice, voice of downtrodden and downtrodden, Tariq Fateh is no more in this world. His revolution will live on with all those who knew and loved him.”
Filmmaker Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri mourned the death of Tariq Fateh and said that there was only one Tariq Fateh as the news of his death broke. Brave, witty, thinker, great orator and fearless warrior. Tariq, my brother, nice to have you as a close friend.
Who was Tariq Fateh?
Born on 20 November 1949, Tariq Fateh was born in Karachi but moved to Canada in 1987 and has been there ever since. He studied biochemistry from the University of Karachi, but later joined journalism. Talking about Tariq Fateh, he has been in discussion many times regarding Pakistan and terrorism. He called himself the son of Hindustan. His family was originally from Mumbai, but at the time of Azaan, they were going to Pakistan at the time of partition. He started his career as a reporter. Also, he used to do commentary in radio and TV.
Tariq Fateh is a Pakistani-born Canadian author, broadcaster, and secular liberal activist. He continued to speak out and write against Islamic extremism. Change a Mirage: The Tragic Illusion of an Islamic State is his famous work. He was also in favor of equal rights and interests for homosexual persons. He also wrote and spoke extensively on human rights abuses in Balochistan. He was also known as a supporter of Azad Balochistan.