18 Punjabi poets awarded by GKU

Bathinda, Punjab: Prof Ravinder Bhathal, Sukhwinder Amrit and Mal Singh Rampuri were among the 18 personalities who were honoured with the Prof Mohan Singh Award at a function held at the Guru Kashi University, Talwandi Sabo. They were honoured for their contribution to literature and culture.

Prof Gurbhajan Singh Gill, general secretary, Prof Mohan Singh Memorial Foundation and director (planning & development) of the university stated that Prof Ravinder Bhathal enriched Punjabi culture and literature with his creations like ‘Kalle Kohan Ton Pare, Pagal Pauna Satran, Ambri Akh’ and ‘Man Mamti De Mor’.

Sukhwinder Amrit gave as many as seven poetry books on different themes to the literature lovers. Prof Gill also added that she has maintained a continuous pace in her books of poetry from ‘Surej Di Dehleej’ to ‘Neliya Mora Ve.’

Prof Gill stated that the book by Mal Singh Rampuri ‘Gajni Ton Rampur’ at the age of 85 is not less than a gift to the literature lovers.

Vice-chancellor Dr NS Malhi, chairman Gurlabh Singh Sidhu, president of the Prof Mohan Singh Mela Memorial Foundation Pargat Singh, renowned playwright Ajmer Singh Aulkh and Prof Gurbhajan Singh Gill honoured Prof Ravinder Bhathal, Sukhwinder Amrit and Mal Singh Rampuri with the award.

Source: The Tribune

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