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 which over 40 scholars have written articles about Giani Gurdit Singh and his world.
Padam Bhushan Prof B N Goswamy, spoke on Giani Gurdit Singh and the impress that he left on the minds of those who met him.
Prof Rajpal Singh, Secretary General, Punjab Arts Council conduced the function. He also read aloud some passages from the Mera Bachpan chapter of Mera Pind, and Mrs Poonam Singh, Editor Preetlari read from the chapter Mera Pind da Muh Mattha.
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