Tahir Aslam Gora

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Tahir Aslam Gora
Tahir at Tag Studio.jpg
At Tag TV Canada

Tahir Aslam Gora (born 1963) is a Canadian editor, publisher, (English to Urdu) translator, and writer of fiction and non-fiction.[1]

He is recipient of Queen Diamond Jubilee Medal for his services in Canada.[2] He also is the founder of ‘Canadian Thinkers’ Forum’ ‘Progressive Muslims Institute Canada’ and ‘Muslim Committee Against Antisemitism.[3]

His two Novels, three collections of Short stories and two collections of Poems in Urdu have been published. His both Novels ‘Mohlat’ and ‘Rang Mahal[4]’ and one collection of Urdu Poems have been translated and published into Hindi, Russian and Uzbek Languages. He himself happened to be a well known publisher in Pakistan during 1987-1998. He was a Chief Editor of the weekly socio-political magazine “Hafta” in Lahore.

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • Safar Akher Safar Hey (short stories in Urdu), Pakistan, Maktaba Tamseel, 1985.
  • Mohlat (novel in Urdu). Pakistan, Tarteeb Publishers, 1993
  • Yeh Udassi Ki Baat Nahein (poems in Urdu). Pakistan, Tarteeb Publishers, 1993.
  • Trevogi Nadegi (novel as a Russian translation). Uzbekistan, Asian Publishers, 1997.
  • This is not a Matter of Sorrow (English translation of poetry). Pakistan, Tarteeb Publishers, 1997.


  1. ^ "Tahir Aslam Gora". PEN Canada. Retrieved 12 November 2010. 
  2. ^ General, The Office of the Secretary to the Governor. "The Governor General of Canada". Retrieved 2017-08-08. 
  3. ^ "Mr. Tahir Gora (Director General, Canadian Thinkers' Forum) at the Public Safety and National Security Committee | openparliament.ca". openparliament.ca. Retrieved 2017-08-08. 
  4. ^ "Tahir Gora's Rang Mahal". www.generallyaboutbooks.com. Retrieved 2017-08-08.