Chandigarh: The Punjab Higher Education and Languages Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of renowned poet Kulwant Grewal, Taran Gujral, Principal Tarsem Bahia and Bhangra Ustad Dr. Inderjit.
In an announcement issued right here as we speak Bajwa whereas expressing sympathy with the households of the departed nice personalities, has prayed to the almighty to provide power to the households to bear the irreparable loss and grant peace to the everlasting souls.
On the invaluable contribution of Prof. Kulwant Grewal, Bajwa mentioned that he has included the spirituality, social, cultural, political and literary id of Punjabi poetry within the essence of his poetry. Prof. Grewal was additionally awarded the Shiromani Punjabi Poet Award in 2016 by the Punjab Languages Department.
Referring to the contribution of Principal Tarsem Bahia, he mentioned that other than being a distinguished scholar, he at all times raised his voice and fought for the general public welfare ranging from his scholar days.
Paying homage to Dr. Inderjit, the minister mentioned that Dr. Inderjit was a outstanding Punjabi scholar and promoter of Punjabi tradition. Apart from serving because the registrar of GNDU, Amritsar and Principal of Sukhchaina Khalsa College, Phagwara, he was instrumental in bringing Bhangra to worldwide prominence.
Describing Taran Gujral as the very best determine in Punjabi poetry, Bajwa mentioned that he had adhered to the precept of expressing the emotions of the widespread man all through his literary profession.