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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]

Career[edit]

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]

Awards[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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

http://www.worldcat.org/title/kalgi-dian-anian/oclc/60223421


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Daily News & Analysis
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:39:13 -0700

Sujan Singh and his son Parminder Singh ran an eatery named 'Punjabi Dhaba' near the iconic 19th century Dharahara Tower in Kathmandu. On Saturday the tower collapsed on the place, killing both father and son, besides flattening the eatery which had ...

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Sikh24 News & Updates
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:37:30 -0700

NEPAL-DISASTERS-EARTHQUAKE KATHMANDU, Nepal (April 27, 2015)—A prominent Sikh community activist Sujan Singh (50) and his son Parvinder Singh (24) based in Kathmandu have reportedly died in the deadly earthquake in Nepal. Sujan Singh ...

Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:07:30 -0700

Power and agriculture minister Sujan Singh Pathania hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi the other day. When he was discussing the agriculture prospects of the country with one of his cabinet colleagues, Pathania minced no words in questioning Modi ...
 
Chandigarh Tribune
Sun, 19 Apr 2015 11:56:15 -0700

Irrigation and Public Health Minister Vidya Stokes, Health Minister Kaul Singh Thakur, Transport Minister GS Bali, Agriculture Minister Sujan Singh Pathania, Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Dr (Col ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Sun, 19 Apr 2015 14:56:15 -0700

One of the buildings that will be protected under the project is Haveli Sujan Singh. Talking to The Express Tribune, FJWU Vice-Chancellor Dr Samina Amin Qadir said the city was fast losing its cultural and heritage sites as well as lacking a written ...
 
DAWN.com
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 03:18:27 -0700

It reminded me of the houses in Delhi's Sujan Singh Park, where Khushwant Singh lived. Sadly, even the plaque that had Manto's name has been removed. Should Lakshmi Mansion not have been made into a museum or library or at least a place where ...

Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
Sat, 11 Apr 2015 09:07:30 -0700

Virbhadra was seen coming to the rescue of irrigation and health minister Vidya Stokes, power minister Sujan Singh Pathania and forest minister Thakur Singh Bharmauri. Dissent in the ruling was also noticeable as the CM avoided defending transport ...

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:33:45 -0700

They are also working on a phased programme of restoration at Sujan Singh Park in New Delhi, which was originally designed as the first apartment complex in Lutyens' Delhi. “We are also working on a small boutique hotel and F&B projects,” he says.
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