Giani Gurdit Singh 1923-2007

February 24, 2008, was the 85th Giani Gurdit Singh ji. What better way to mark it than to get together and celebrate his life and achievements. Well, we did precisely that at the Punjab Kala Bhavan in Chandigarh. Sardar Tarlochan Singh, an old friend and associate of Giani ji released a book on him in … Continue reading “Giani Gurdit Singh 1923-2007”

Mera Pind, 8th edition published

Mera Pind, the classic by Giani Gurdit Singh ji has been reprinted because of popular and sustained demand for this book that has been in continuous print from 1961. The new, eighth, edition is 480 pages and has been typeset again. It is now in a bigger type face and even the original graphics made … Continue reading “Mera Pind, 8th edition published”

The Hindustan Times

Sahit Shiromani Puraskar for Giani Gurdit Singh Gurpreet Singh Mehak Fatehgarh Sahib, October 20 Eminent Punjabi writer Giani Gurdit Singh, known particularly for his book Mera Pind that has sustained readership over the past four decades, has been awarded this year’s Punjabi Sahit Shiromani Puraskar by the state government. Presented by the Punjab Languages Department, … Continue reading “The Hindustan Times”

The Tribune

Punjabi Sahit Shiromani Puraskar for Giani Gurdit Singh Tribune News Service Chandigarh, October 19 The Advisory Board of the Punjab Languages Department, which held its meeting here today, announced the Punjabi Sahit Shiromani Puraskar for the eminent writer, Giani Gurdit Singh. This is the most prestigious literary award given every year by the Department for … Continue reading “The Tribune”