21 Oct :Author Amrik Singh Kanda is a man of shades.He is a prominent literary figure. His recent column "Kande Da Kanda" has become talk of the town. In a very short span he has settled himself in the arena of Punjabi literature.Being warm-hearted he has made respectable room in the heart of his friends and literature.
The ambit of his friends is very large Occupationaly he is not associated with any single institution.To be indipendent he carried out struggle since his childhood. While studying in 6th standard(S.D.Sr.Sec.School, Moga) he did book binding and labour in nestle factory.He was captain of his school’s Cricket team. Some times a driver,Transporter and after that he became a transport adviser.These day’s he is runing an immigration consultancy.But before this he tried to establish himself as a Journalist. But because of depravity in it,he turned his focus towards literary craftmanship.He has also visited different countries.He started off with songs and after that short stories.Scarcasm among his poems and stories has pulled the attention of readers and literary figures.In mean time he came across renowned story-writer and Novelist Baldev Singh. He prohibited Amrik Singh Kanda from writing short stories and proposed him to pen long stories rather than short ones. Amrik Singh Kanda took this proposal seriously,being diligent kanda read classical litreature thoroughly.The distintive and satisfactory thing about him that he is thoroughly aware of problems,tragedies and enmities of Social life.Not only does he write with concern,expressions and acumen regarding the evils of society,But he is also aware of the root cause of all these problems.In his short stories he has engraved the problems of such families and characters.He discovers the social surrounding and prevailing stress with courage and loyalty.Now he has expertised in the art of conveying his message to masses.Tiny matters of his stories provide significance to his compositions . He has got sarcastic matter in bulk. Being warm hearted his characterisation is similar to him.His prudence is drenched with freshness.Despite of being so young he has immeasurable experience of life. He is known to the ways of the world.Till now he has cherished EIGHT Precious books to punjabi literature."LEEHON PAREH"(short stories),"AJ DE CHANKIYA"(short stories), "KANDA ARZ KARE"(social and political satire) and "KANDE DA KANDA"(laghu kathawan) “NA DARTI KI NA AASMANN KI” (Hindi short stories ) “CHITE KHAMBAN DA BHARAM” (Punjabi short stories ) “THE THORNY PATH” (English short stories ) KUJH HEERE KUJH PANNE (Punjabi short stories ) are his sarcastic literary compositions.His new books such as "THE RACE" "( English short stories), "CHAKRAVIEW""(Hindi short stories) are under publication.He has translated all his short stories in hindi and Urdu,telgu,gujrati,bangle,malalam also and he is getting them publish in all leading news papers and litrary magazines. These days the police department is the subject of his new stories and novels. Amrik singh kanda is offering new meanings to punjabi literature and by doing this he is endeavouring to compose his own proverb.Nodoubt,shortly he will touch the peak.Undoubtedly kanda has lighten up the wick of respect of the punjabi literature . And in future we expect a lot from him.We wish him to be always happy and jublient.we are proud of him.