Ghalib Guru is one of the promising students of Kashmir. He is the son of Afzal Guru, a convict in the hanging of the Indian Parliament attack on 13 December 2001.
Ghalib Guru was born in 2000 (age 22 years; by 2022) in Sopore town of Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir.
According to reports, Ghalib has secured the 19th rank in the entire state with 94.8 per cent marks in the Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education (BOSE) 10th examination. Ghalib completed his 12th class Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (BOSE) examination at SRM Welkins School, Sopore, Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir and secured 88 per cent marks. On the day of his result in class 12th, Ghalib expressed his happiness and shared his goal of becoming a doctor as it was his father’s wish. he 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 finish it.”
According to sources, after completing his schooling, Ghalib prepared for the NEET exam, for which he enrolled at a coaching center in Srinagar; However, he could not crack it. Later, he decided to prepare for civil services examinations. His good marks brought him an opportunity to enter a Turkish university with a scholarship to pursue a degree in medical science.
Hair Color: black
Eye Colour: black
Ghalib Guru belongs to a Muslim family.
parents and siblings
His father’s name is Afzal Guru (deceased) and his mother’s name is Tabassum Guru. He is an only child.
Ghalib Guru follows Islam.
Father Afzal Guru hanged
Reportedly, Afzal was the co-operator of the mastermind behind the attack. Reportedly, on 15 December 2001, two days after the Parliament attack, the Special Cell of Delhi Police arrested Afzal from a bus stop in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir.
According to the media, on June 4, 2002, Afzal Guru and others were charged under Section 102-B of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), Section 3(2) of the Prevention of Terrorist Act (POTA), and Section 302 (murder) of the Explosive Substances Act. Reportedly, on 4 August 2005, the Supreme Court upheld the death sentence of Afzal Guru. On 3 October 2006 Tabassum Guru (Afzal’s wife) filed a mercy petition with the former President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Which was rejected by the then President Pranab Mukherjee on 3 February 2013. Afzal Guru was hanged on 9 February 2013 at 8 am in Tihar Jail, Delhi.
Reportedly, Ghalib Guru hit out at a media outlet for referring to him as a “proud” Indian. In an interview, Ghalib revealed that he was misrepresented as a “proud” Indian after an interview in which he spoke to him about the delay in issuing passports to him even after having an Aadhaar card. Ghalib clarified in an interview that he could never call himself a proud Indian as his father was taken away from him by the Indian government forever.
Facts / Trivia
- During an interview, Ghalib shared his peaceful relationship with the security forces. He also mentioned that he inspired her to pursue her studies and stay focused on her objective of becoming a doctor. Ghalib said,
I mean, there have been situations when I met him. But he always inspired me. He told me that if I wanted to take medicine, he would never interfere with my studies or my family. He said that I should focus on my dream and become a doctor.
- Ghalib has a keen interest in playing cricket.