Illustrious Punjabi writer Jaswant Singh passes away

Famous Punjabi writer Jaswant Singh Kanwal recently passed away at his native village. His novels are loved by several readers across the country.

The novelist was a recipient of the country’s highest literary honor, Sahitya Akademi Award in 1977 for his famous novel ‘Taushali Di Hanso’. He has authored more than 100 novels, which mainly focus on agrarian crisis, caste barrier and women empowerment. He was also called as the ‘Writer of movements’.

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