Teesta Setalvad Bio, Age,Height, Husband, Net Worth, Gujarat Government

Teesta Setalvad

Teesta Setalvad Biography

Teesta Setalvad is an Indian human rights activist and journalist. Setalvad is known for filing several litigations against the Gujarat government after the 2002 Gujarat riots.

In July 2022, the Gujarat police ATS arrested her for presenting false facts and evidence in the courts against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Teesta Setalvad Age

Teesta Atul Setalvad was born on Friday, 9 February 1962, in Bombay. He is 60 years old.

Teesta Setalvad Height

Setalvad stands at a moderate height of 5 feet 5 inches.

Teesta Setalvad Family

Teesta was born and raised in Mumbai, India by his loving parents Atul Setalvad and Sita Setalvad. He grew up along with Amili Setalvad.

Teesta Setalvad Husband

She is married to her beloved husband Javed Anand. The couple is blessed with one kid Tamara Setalvad.

Teesta Setalvad Net Worth

Setalvad has an estimated net worth of $ 5 million.

Teesta Setalvad Career

Teesta after completing her graduation, started working as a Journalist in 1983, and she served as a columnist at The Daily (India), The Indian Express, and the Business Magazine.

Her first major reporting was on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, Setelvad covered the event in great detail. During the 1992 Hindu-Muslim riots in Mumbai, Teesta and her husband, Javed Anand, decided to quit their jobs as mainstream journalists and start their monthly reporting magazine titled Communalism Combat.

On 1 April 2002, Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand started a Non-governmental Organisation (NGO) named Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP). The duo started their NGO in collaboration with famous personalities from different fields such as Father Cedric Prakash (a catholic priest), Anil Dharker (a journalist), Alyque Padamsee, Javed Akhtar (music composer), Vijay Tendulkar, and Rahul Bose (actor).

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