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    Master Tara Singh (1885 - 1967)

    Master Tara Singh was born in a Punjabi Hindu Malhotra family of Rawalpindi. It is indeed remarkable that from humble origins he arose to the top of Sikh leadership, culminating with the creation of Punjabi State in Independent India. He initiated into Khalsa when he was ten or twelve years old...
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    Dr. Dalip Kaur Tiwana

    Dr. Dalip Kaur Tiwana is universally regarded as one of the leading Punjabi novelists of today and has published twenty seven novels, seven collections of short stories, the first part of her autobiography and a literary biography She has won awards, both regional and national, and is widely...
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    Teja Singh Professor (1894 - 1958)

    Teja singh professor (1894 - 1958), teacher, scholar and translator of the Sikh sacred texts, was born Tej Ram on 2 june 1894 at the village of Adiala in Rawalpindi district, now in Pakistan. His father's name was Bhalakar Singh. At the age of three, Tej ram was sent to Gurdwara to learn and to...
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    Professor Puran Singh Ji (1881-1931)

    PROFESSOR PURAN SINGH, poet and scientist, was born on 17 February 1881 at Sarhadd (Abottabad) in a Khatri family (father: Kartair Singh; mother; Parma Devi). His father worked in the revenue department at Salhadd, though their ancestral home was in the village of Dera Kalsa in Rawalpindi...
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    Gurbachan Singh Talib (1911-1986)

    Gurbachan Singh Talib was a scholar, author and teacher, famous for his command of the English language. He was master equally of the written as well as of the spoken word. He was born in a small town, Munak, in the present Sangrur district, on 7 April 1911, tht son of Sardar Kartar Singh and...
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    Sirdar Kapur Singh

    Sirdar Kapur Singh was a civilian, parliamentarian and intellectual. He was master of many-sided learning Besides Sikh theology, he was vastly learned in philosophy,11istory and literature. He was born into a farming family, at the village Chakk in Ludhiana district on 2 March 1909. His father's...
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    Professor Ganda Singh Ji (1900-1987)

    GANDA SINGH (1900-1987), celebrated Punjab historian who by his sustained and pioneer work in the field of historical research initiated new trends in Sikh historiography and who by his critically important work became a vital and pervasive influence in historical learning in northern India, was...
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    Bhai Vir Singh (1872-1957)

    Bhai Vir Singh was a poet, scholar and exegete, a major figure in the Sikh renaissance and in the movement for the revival and renewal of Punjabi literary traditioin. His identification with all the important concerns of modern Sikhism was so complete that he came to be canonized as Bhai, the...
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    Bhai Kahn Singh (1861 - 1938)

    Bhai Kahn Singh was a celebrated scholar and encyclopaedist, born on August 30 1861 in a Dhillon Jatt family at the village of Sabaz Banera, in what then used to be the territory of the princely ruler of patiala. His father was Narain Singh and mother Har Kaur. Narain Singh was a man of saintly...
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    Giani Ditt Singh Ji (1853-1901)

    Giani Ditt Singh was a scholar, poet and journalist. He was an eminent Singh Sabha reformer and editor. He was born on 21 April 1853 at Kalaur, a village in Patiala district of the Punjab. His ancestral village was Jhalhan, near Chamkaur Sahib, but his father, Divan Singh, had migrated to his...
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    Bhai Santokh Singh (1787 - 1853)

    Bhai Santokh Singh (1787 - 1843) was a poet and historian, born on 8 October 1787 at the house of Bhai Deva Singh and Bibi Rajadi who were professionally cloth-printers of Nurudin village, also known as Sarai Nurudin, 7 KM northwest of Tarn Taran in Amritsar district of the Punjab. Deva Singh...
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    Giani Gian Singh (1822-1921)

    Giani Gian Singh (1822-1921), poet and historian, was born of a Dullat Jatt family on 5 Baisakh 1879 sk/15 April 1822, at Laungoval, a village in present-day Sangrur district of the Punjab. Gian Singh claimed descent from the brother of Bhai Mani Singh Shahid, Nagahla Singh. His father's name...
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    Maharaja Yadavinder Singh

    LIEUTENANT GENERAL MAHARAJA YADAVINDER SINGH (1913-1974) was a Grand Commander of the Indian Empire (as picked by all the princes of India), Companion of the British Empire, Doctor of Laws from Banaras and Panjab Universities, was the last hereditary ruler of the erstwhile Indian princely state...
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    General Shabeg Singh

    General Shabeg Singh- the great general of modern times belonged to village Khiala, about nine miles from Am Chogwan Road. The eldest son of Sardar Bhagwan Singh and Pritam Kaur. He had three brothers and a sister. The General traced its lineage to great Sikh warrior, Bhai Mehtab Singh who along...
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    Sant Harchand Singh Laungowal (1932-1985)

    Sant Harchand Singh Laungowal was a Sikh political and religious leader in 1970's and 1980's. He was born on 2nd January 1932 at the house of Mansa Singh and Karam Kaur of village Gidarianai, in the princely state of Patiala. Harchand singh started attending Gurdwara's school at the age of five...
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