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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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Times of India
Sun, 07 Dec 2014 13:08:46 -0800

Others on the list are power minister Sujan Singh Pathania (Rs 9,03,032), urban development minister Sudhir Sharma (Rs.8,44,894), health minister Kaul Singh Thakur (Rs 7,52,715), forest minister Thakur Singh Bharmauri (Rs 6,95,518), social justice ...

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Chandigarh Tribune
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 10:50:30 -0800

While responding to a query from Mohan Lal Brakta, Minister for Power Sujan Singh Pathania admitted that the Gumma Hydel Project in Rohru was lying closed for the past two years due to fault in machines. The matter was being taken up with BHEL, he said.
 
Hindustan Times
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:36:37 -0800

AS Mann went as AD-A, secondary education while Arvind Malhan, went as commissioner, MC, Karnal, Dinesh Singh Yadav as administrator, HUDA, Rohtak, Sujan Singh as ADC, Panipat, Ashok Kumar Garg, went as zonal administrator, HSAMB, Gurgaon.

Mid-Day

Mid-Day
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 18:56:50 -0800

“Chiki's twin sister hosted a wonderful dinner in her garden at Sujan Singh Park, the bride's parents a dinner for close friends at the Oberoi and CPI leader Subhasini Ali (daughter of the legendary Captain Lakshmi Sahgal) threw a Sunday lunch to ...

Business Standard

Business Standard
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 08:31:57 -0700

A stone's throw from Khan Market, the upscale shopping destination in New Delhi, writer, journalist, historian, raconteur and nature lover Khushwant Singh died peacefully at home last week. His house is on the ground floor of Sujan Singh Park, blocks ...
 
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Tue, 09 Dec 2014 03:48:45 -0800

There are other surprises relating to seating arrangements at the elite Top 5 table this year. Ardee Montessori School, Sujan Singh Park which was ranked #6 in 2013 has risen in the esteem of Delhi's public to clinch the second spot behind the joint ...

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Livemint
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 07:03:45 -0700

The Prime Minister had just left after paying his last respects at E-49, Singh's red-brick apartment in central Delhi's colonial-era Sujan Singh Park. The security cordon was finally lifted and an elderly man stepped out of the door. On being accosted ...
 
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 23:22:30 -0700

I met Khushwant Singh on January 26 at his house in Sujan Singh Park, New Delhi, when I went to interview him in connection with my research project almost six years ago. The meeting was fixed about a week in advance when I received a phone call in the ...
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