Tarek Fatah Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 73 Years
Death Date: 24/04/2023
Death Cause: Cancer

Tarek Fateh

Profession(s)Political Activist, Writer, Broadcaster
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 167 cm
in meters- 1.67 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 75 kg
in Pounds- 165 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt and Pepper
Personal Life
Date of Birth20 November 1949 (Sunday)
BirthplaceKarachi, Sindh, West Pakistan
Date of Death24 April 2023
Place of DeathToronto, Ontario, Canada
Age (at the time of death)73 Years
Death CauseCancer [1]NDTV
Zodiac signScorpio
HometownKarachi, Pakistan
CollegeUniversity of Karachi
Educational QualificationsDegree in Biochemistry
FamilyFather- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
Controversies• He remains in controversies for his critics to Pakistan.
• Once he stated, " converts adopting the niqab face covering is indicative of joining "a cult", and offensive to Islam".
• In 2016, He hit out at Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor for naming their son after 14th emperor Taimur.
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status (at the time of death)Married
WifeNargis Tapal
Tarak with his Wife Nargis
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- Natasha Fatah
Natasha with his Father Tarek

Tarek Fateh

Some Lesser Known Facts About Tarek Fatah

  • Tarek Fatah was a Pakistani-born Canadian writer, broadcaster, secularist, and liberal activist.
  • During the 1960s, he was the leftist student leader.
  • Fatah became a reporter for the Karachi Sun in 1970 and was an investigative journalist for Pakistan Television.
  • He settled in Saudi Arabia and left Pakistan. Finally, He settled in Canada in 1987.
  • While introducing himself, he would often say,

    I am an Indian born in Pakistan, a Punjabi born in Islam; an immigrant in Canada with a Muslim consciousness, grounded in a Marxist youth. I am one of Salman Rushdie’s many Midnight’s Children: we were snatched from the cradle of a great civilization and made permanent refugees, sent in search of an oasis that turned out to be a mirage.”

  • Fatah was a Member of the Ontario New Democratic Party (NDP) and worked on the staff of Premier Bob Rae.                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bob Rae
  • From 1996 to 2006, Fatah hosted  Muslim Chronicle, a weekly Toronto-based current affairs discussion show on CTS and VisionTV focussing on the Muslim community.
  • In 2001, Fatah founded Muslim Canadian Congress. He spoke out against the introduction of Sharia law.
  • In 2008, Fatah’s book Chasing a Mirage: The Tragic Illusion of an Islamic State was published. He has published many other books also like The Jew Is Not My Enemy: Unveiling the Myths that Fuel Muslim Anti-Semitism in 2010. This Book won the 2010 Annual Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Book Award in Politics and History.                                                                                                                                                                                             Front of the Book
  • Fatah was awarded the Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Book Award in Politics and History.