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Not to be confused with Sujan Singh of Bikaner (r. 1700–35).
Sujan Singh
ਸੁਜਾਨ ਸਿੰਘ
Born Sujan Singh
(1909-07-29)29 July 1909
Dera Baba Nanak, Gurdaspur district, British Punjab
Died 1993 (aged 83–84)
Other names Principal Sujan Singh
Professor Sujan Singh
Occupation Writer
Known for His stories

Sujan Singh (Punjabi: ਸੁਜਾਨ ਸਿੰਘ) was a story writer of Punjab, India.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Singh was born on 29 July 1909,[1] to father S.Hakam Singh, in Dera Baba Nanak, a town of Gurdaspur district in Indian Punjab. He was brought up by his maternal grandparents and spent his early childhood days in Calcutta. After his grandparents' and father's death, he lead very bad days of his life. He got his primary education from Bal Mukand Khatri Middle School and did his Bachelor of Arts from Khalsa College in Amritsar.[1] He did his Giani (a course) and Master of Arts in Punjabi by corresponding. He worked as a bank employee, teacher, headmaster, lecturer and principal .He is known as progressive writer.He remained President of Kendri Punjabi Lekhak Sabha,Senior vice president of Punjabi Sahitya Academy Ludhiana,member of presedium of progressive Writers Association of India and of Afro-Asian Writers Association.

He was married to Joginder Kaur.He had three sons and five daughters.[2] Bawa Balwant, a noted Punjabi poet of Punjab[3] was one of his close friends.[1]


Although he is known for his stories, he wrote some essays too. His first essay, Tawian Da Waaja, was published in then monthly magazine, Likhari.[1] He published two collections of essays, Jammu Jee Tusi Barhe Raa and Khumban Da Shikar. His story anthologies includes Dukh Sukh (1939), Dukh Sukh Ton Pichhon(1944), Dedh Aadmi, Manukh Te Pashu(1954) and Kalgi Dian annian(1969)[4] and Shehar Te Garaan(1985).[1]


He was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award given by the Sahitya Akademi, India's National Academy of Letters, for his story collection, Shehar Te Garaan,[1] in 1987. He was also awarded the Best story writer of Punjabi by the Language Department of Punjab in 1972. He also wrote three books on the lives of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji(Wade Kian Wadiian),Guru Amar Dass ji(Amar Guru Rishman)and Guru Gobind singh ji(Kalgi Dian Annian) [1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Kaang, Kulbir Singh (2003). Sujan Singh. Makers of Indian Literature. Sahitya Akademi. p. 53. ISBN 81-260-1742-2. 
  2. ^ a b "Principal Sujan Singh's contribution to Punjabi literature recalled". Ludhiana. The Tribune. 1 March 2010. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  3. ^ Kaang, Kulbir Singh (1998). Bawa Balwant. Makers of Indian Literature. Sahitya Akademi. p. 77. ISBN 81-26005629. 
  4. ^ http://www.worldcat.org/title/kalgi-dian-anian/oclc/60223421


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The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Tue, 17 Nov 2015 10:34:21 -0800

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Chandigarh Tribune
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 10:56:15 -0800

In response to a question from Congress MLA from Lahaul and Spiti Ravi Thakur, Power Minister Sujan Singh Pathania informed the House that the Rongtong Hydropower Project in Lahaul-Spiti district was shutdown for carrying out renovation.

Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 07:11:15 -0800

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Daily Pioneer
Sun, 29 Nov 2015 10:45:00 -0800

The murder was committed on the intervening night of February 22 and 23 when one Sujan Singh (32) was waylaid by a gang of four contract killers on National Highway-8. Singh, a resident of Sidhrawali Village in Gurgaon, was returning home after ...


Fri, 16 Oct 2015 12:41:15 -0700

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Times of India
Mon, 02 Nov 2015 08:30:00 -0800

Vandana won the election with 9711 votes while her second competitor Sujan Singh managed to get 9552 votes. Vandana also defeated Shyam Baran Yadav, who is present vice president of SP in Mainpuri. Senior SP leader Shailendra Pratap managed ...

The Daily Star

The Daily Star
Thu, 05 Nov 2015 10:39:38 -0800

Inspector General of SFF Sujan Singh Uban took up the command of the entire operation. The preparatory period started from mid-October under the guidance and direct involvement of some Indian Army officers gathered from different regiments, especially ...


Thu, 19 Nov 2015 07:22:30 -0800

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