Ghalib Guru Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 22 Years
Religion: Islam
Hometown: Sopore, Jammu And Kashmir

Ghalib Guru

Known AsSon of Afzal Guru - convict of 2001 Indian Parliament attack
Physical Stats & More
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth2000
Age (as of 2022) 22 Years
BirthplaceSopore town of Baramullah district in Jammu and Kashmir
HometownSopore, Jammu and Kashmir
SchoolSRM Welkins School, Sopore, Jammu and Kashmir [1]The Tribune
Educational Qualification• 10th class - Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education (94.8%) [2]The Kashmir Scenario
• 12th class - Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education (88%) [3]The Tribune
ReligionIslam [4]Irfan Mehraj
ControversyReportedly, Ghalib Guru disagreed to be called as a "proud Indian" by a media outlet. According to some sources, Ghalib was interviewed in which he mentioned about the delay in issuing of passport to him even after owning an Aadhar Card. The media, however, to appeal for the same, referred to Ghalib as a proud Indian. [5]DNA Later, in an interview, Ghalib stated that he could never call himself a proud Indian as he believed that the Indian government had taken away his father from him. [6]DNA
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Afzal Guru
Afzal Guru - photo
Mother- Tabassum Guru
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister- None

Ghalib Guru

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ghalib Guru

  • Ghalib Guru, one of the brilliant students from Jammu and Kashmir, is recognised as the son of Afzal Guru who was provided with capital punishment for his involvement in the Indian Parliament attack that took place in 2001.
  • Ghalib likes playing cricket since childhood. [7]Irfan Mehraj
  • In an interview, Ghalib recalled some of the moments spent with Afzal Guru in Tihar Jail during visiting hours where he used to recite poems for his father. According to Ghalib, Afzal used to motivate him to become a scholar. Ghalib, however, would often mention this interest in studying Sciences. [8]Young India Foundation

    Tabassum Guru with her son, Ghalib Guru, waiting inside the Central jail to meet her husband

    Ghalib Guru, along with her mother, Tabassum Guru, waiting inside the Central jail to meet his father

  • On the third death anniversary of the father, Afzal Guru, i.e., 9 February 2016, Ghalib made an appeal to the separatist organizations, lawyers, and civil society members to help get his father’s belongings back which included the Holy Quran, his spectacles, a radio set, and books. [9]Kashmir Converner
  • Despite going through hard times in life facing his father’s execution and aftermaths, Ghalib obtained the 19th rank in the state in his 10th-class BOSE examination. [10]The Kashmir Scenario He, however, passed his 12th-class examination with distinction. While expressing his happiness in an interview after the declaration of the 12th class result, Ghalib mentioned that his aim was to become a doctor for his father as Afzal himself wanted to become a doctor. Ghalib said,

    We learn from the mistakes of the past. My father could not pursue his medical career (at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences). I want to complete it.” [11]The New Indian Express

  • According to some media outlets, Ghalib enrolled himself in a coaching centre in Srinagar with the aim to crack the NEET examination which he couldn’t. [12]The Tribune
  • In an interview, Ghalib revealed that after the demise of his father, he had a peaceful relationship with the security forces. He added that the security forces would often encourage him to stay focused and motivated on his goals. While talking about this in an interview, Ghalib said,

    I mean, there have been circumstances when I met them. But they always motivated me. They told me if I wanted to pursue medicine, they will never interfere with my studies or my family. They said I should stay focused on my dream and become a doctor.” [13]The Times of India