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Funeral prayers of Zubaida Aapa offered in Karachi

KARACHI: The funeral prayers of famed chef and TV personality Zubaida Tariq were offered here on Friday.

Her funeral prayers were offered at Sultan Masjid in Defence Housing Authority after Friday prayers. Apart from her relatives, a large number of people from all walks of life participated in her last rituals.

Zubaida Tariq, popularly known as Zubaida Aapa, passed away late Thursday night in Karachi after brief illness. She is survived by a son and a daughter.

She was famous for her handy culinary and housekeeping advises and gave credit of her skills to having grown up in a joint family.

Born to an educated family of Hyderabad Deccan in 1945, Zubaida was youngest of 9 siblings which include late playwright Fatima Surraya Bajiya and noted satirist Anwer Maqsood.

The family sailed to Karachi on September 18, 1948, immediately after the fall of the Hyderabad state, which was invaded by the Indian army on September 11, the day the Quaid-i-Azam died here.

Zubaida Tariq’s recipes were not just famous in Pakistan but they were also admired in other parts of the world.



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