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Canadian poet Tariq Farooq dies during Karnataka poetry event

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Bidar: Renowned Urdu poet Tariq Farooq (78), a Canadian citizen originally from Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, passed away due to a heart attack on Sunday.

He had come to Bidar on Saturday to participate in a Mushaira and Kavi sammelan organized by a technocrat and literary enthusiasts association at the auditorium in Theru Maidan. Despite being admitted to a local hospital, Tariq Farooq could not survive.

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