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UBARE KHAN (full name Abdur Rahiman Khan), a Pathan of the village of Jaurian, near Batala, was, according to Bhai Bale Vali Janam Sakhi, a devotee of Guru Nanak. He followed the Guru`s instruction and obtained spiritual insight.
Tiwana, Manjeet, an eminent poet, was born in Patiala, Punjab. She did her M.A. in Psychology and English from the Punjab University in 1969 and 1973 respectively, and Ph.D. in Psychology in 1984. She also did Diploma in Indian Theatre (Acting and Direction) in 1975. She is currently Head of…
Tiwana, Dalip Kaur is a foremost novelist and short-story writer of contemporary Punjabi literature. She has mostly written about the mind scape of the downtrodden women and her secondary position in society. Even if some of the women in her novels are educated and economically independent, they are unable to…
Talib, Gurbachan Singh was a scholar of Shakespeare and English literature. He has done considerable translation work in Punjabi and written scattered criticism and appreciation of Punjabi writing in introductions to books and occasional critical essays. His collection of critical essays, Unpachhate Rah (Unfamiliar Roads) provides an excellent example of…
TAKHT MALL, a Khahira Jatt and chaudhary or headman of Khadur, accepted the Sikh faith in the time of Guru Angad (1504-52). He served the Guru with devotion and always brought ample provisions for Guru ka Langar, the community kitchen.
TULSA, BHAI, a Bhalla Khatri of the village of Dalla, now in Kapurthala district of the Punjab. He received the rites of initiation at the hands of Guru Amar Das and learnt to shed the pride of caste. His name figures in Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 16. TULSA, BHAI, a…

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