Tribune Information Service
Patiala, October 17
Famend author Kuldeep Singh Dhir – who performed a key function in making idea of science standard amongst Punjabis – handed away right here on the intervening night time of Friday and Saturday.
Dhir, 77, breathed his final at his home right here.
He was born at Mandi Bahau Din, now in Pakistan’s Punjab.
Dhir, a mix of science and humanities, did his Bachelor of Science from Thapar Institute of Engineering in 1966. He did his Grasp of Arts from Punjabi College in 1974.
Dhir, a recipient of the Shiromani Punjabi Lekhak Award in 1999, had been the top of the Punjabi division at Punjabi College in 1990 earlier than he was elevated to Dean, School, Languages, in 1999.
Creator of round 65 books on science, Dhir performed a key function in making science standard amongst Punjabis, by writing books on science in Punjabi.
His books embrace ‘Taap Gati Vigyan Te Taap Engine’, ‘Padarth Samratha Vigyan’, ‘Udyogic te Utpadan Engineery’, ‘Bharti Atom Bomb da Mahan Birtant’, ‘Nanotechnology: Agli Kranti’, ‘Dharti ho Pare Hor Hor’, ‘Vigya, Vigyani ate Aam Aadmi’ and ‘Navan Vigyan Naven Dishade’.
In the meantime, Punjabi Sahib Sabha, Patiala, have condoled his demise. Darshan Singh, president of the Sabha, mentioned, “I convey my deepest condolences to the grieved household. It’s a large loss to Punjabi literature.”