Tahir Gora

Tahir Gora

Tahir Gora is a Director General and founder of Canadian Thinkers’ Forum (CTF), a Think Tank focusing on complexities of diversity in Canada.

CTF is specialized in Study Reports regarding Growing Islamic Radicalization and Anti-Semitic incidences in Muslim Diaspora.

He is a member of Canada’s Public Safety Cross-Cultural Roundtable on Security.

Tahir Gora is also Secretary General of The Coalition of Progressive Canadian Muslim organizations.

His blogs in Huffington Post could be viewed in the following link.

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/tahir-gora/

He is recipient of Queen Diamond Jubilee Medal for his services.

He also formed ‘Muslim Committee Against Antisemitism.’

He contributes regularly to various well known Canadian newspapers and web based forums.

He is a strong proponent of freedom of speech and has developed various initiatives to bring about the much needed changes in the representational and communal aspects of Canadian Muslim Community.

Tahir is a prominent writer, novelist, poet, journalist, editor, translator, publisher and TV Host (for South Asian TV Channels) with over 30 years of experience in the industry. He is recognized as a bold social activist who has initiated many interfaith and pluralistic streams to bring Muslim community of Canada together to support progressive ideas and actions.

He is an author of two novels, three collection of short stories and three collections of poems in Urdu and Punjabi languages. His one novel and a collection of poems have been translated and published in Russian and Uzbek languages.

He is also a founder of online Multicultural TAG TV. Some of his shows in Urdu-Hindi languages got millions views in South East Asia.

He was active in several literary and cultural organizations in Pakistan and was a noted critic of religious intolerance in that country. He happened to lay foundation of a political party in Pakistan called Awami Welfare Party.