CHANDIGARH-March 7, 2012: The Department of Punjabi, Panjab University in collaboration with Punjabi Akademi, Delhi is going to organize two-day National Seminar on 13 and 14 March 2012. The theme of the Seminar would be ‘Samkali Punjab Sahit Vitch Hasiagat Samooha Di Chetna’. Professor R.C. Sobti, Vice-Chancellor, Panjab University will inaugurate the function at 10.00 a.m. on 13.3.2012.
The Chairman of Punjabi Department, Dr Sukhdev Singh will deliver the welcome address. Dr. Surjit Pattar will be the Chief Guest of the inaugural session. Dr. Veer Bharat Talwar, famous Hindi Chintak, Professor from J.N.U., New Delhi will deliver the keynote address. Dr. V.K. Tewari, Dean, Language Faculty and Dr. Kewal Singh, Secretary, Punjabi Akademi, Delhi will be the Special Guests. Dr. Sukhdev Singh Khera from Amritsar; Dr. Surjit from Patiala; Dr. Dariya from Amritsar; Dr. Dhanwant Kaur from Patiala; Dr. Karamjit Singh from Kurukshetra; Dr. Baldev Singh Dhaliwal from Patiala; Dr. Rajnish Bahadur from Jalandhar; Dr. Kuljit Gojra from Delhi; Dr. Sarabjit Singh from Chandigarh; Dr. Yog Raj from Chandigarh; Dr. Harvinder Singh Bhandal from Kapurthala; Dr. Manjit Singh from Delhi, Dr. Harsimran Singh Randhawana from Kurukshetra and Dr. Balkar Singh from Patiala will present their research papers in this seminar. Dr. Harbhajan Singh Bhatia, Dr. Jaswinder Singh, Dr. Surjt Singh Bhatti, Sh. Amarjit Grewal, Dr. Kuljit Shelly, Dr. Bhupinder Singh Khera, Dr. Rajinderpal Singh Brar, Dr. Deepak Manmohan Singh, Dr. Nahar Singh, Dr. Jagjit Singh, Dr. Joginder Singh Nehru, Dr. Jaspal Kaur Kaang and Dr. Gurpal Singh Sandhu will preside over the different academic sessions of the seminar. Prof. Bhupinder Singh Brar, Dean University Instruction, Panjab University will present special lecture in the academic session of this Seminar on the second day. In the evening on 13.3.2012, a Suffiana Sangeet programme will be presented.
Dr. D.S. Sahoya, Director, North Zone Cultural Centre, Patiala will be chief guest of this pgoramme. Dr. K.K. Rattu, Director (Programmes), Doordarshan Kendra, Chandigarh will also be the Special Guest on this occasion. In this two-day national seminar more than 300 delegates from Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and Jammu & Kashir are participating. More than three dozen renowned Sahitkars residing in different countries and contributed for the development of constructive sahit will also participate in this seminar. Dr. Yog Raj is the convener of this seminar.